Boomerang Bill

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Boomerang Bill
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Lionel Barrymore and Miriam Battista
in Boomerang Bill
Directed by Tom Terriss
Written by Tom Terriss (scenario)
Based on"Boomerang Bill"
by Jack Boyle
Produced by William Randolph Hearst (for Cosmopolitan Productions)
Starring Lionel Barrymore
Marguerite Marsh
Cinematography Al Liguori
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • February 12, 1922 (1922-02-12)
Running time
6 reels; 5,489 feet
CountryUnited States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Boomerang Bill is an extant 1922 American silent crime melodrama film produced by Cosmopolitan Productions and distributed through Paramount Pictures. Adapted from a Boston Blackie short story by Jack Boyle, [1] it was directed by Tom Terriss and stars veteran actor Lionel Barrymore. It is preserved incomplete at the Library of Congress and George Eastman House. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]



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  1. Boyle, Jack (December 1920). "Boomerang Bill". Cosmopolitan . Retrieved August 27, 2016.
  2. Progressive Silent Film List: Boomerang Bill at
  3. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress page 20 by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  4. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921–30 by The American Film Institute, c. 1971
  5. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:Boomerang Bill
  6. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Boomerang Bill