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|The Fortune Hunter|
|Directed by||Charles Reisner|
Sandy Roth(ass't director)
|Written by||Bryan Foy|
|Based on||play The Fortune Hunter by Winchell Smith c.1909|
|Produced by||Warner Brothers|
|Cinematography||Edwin B. DuPar|
|Distributed by||Warner Brothers|
|November 7, 1927|
The Fortune Hunter is a lost 1927 silent film comedy directed by Charles Reisner and starring Syd Chaplin. It is based on the 1909 Broadway play The Fortune Hunter by Winchell Smith. It was produced by Warner Brothers who released it with a Vitaphone soundtrack.
- Sydney Chaplin as Nat Duncan
- Helene Costello as Josie Lockwood
- Clara Horton as Betty Graham
- Duke Martin as Handsome Harry West
- Thomas Jefferson as Sam Graham
- Erville Alderson as Blinky Lockwood
- Paul Kruger as Roland
- Nora Cecil as Betty Carpenter
- Louise Carver as Drygoods store owner
- Bob Perry as Sheriff
- Babe London as Waitress
According to Warner Bros records the film earned $215,000 domestically and $119,000 foreign.
- Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 6 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
- The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:..The Fortune Hunter
- The Fortune Hunter produced on Broadway Sept. 4, 1909
- The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:..The Fortune Hunter
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