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Directed by Joseph Henabery
Screenplay byJack Boyle
Albert S. Le Vino
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Starring Alice Brady
David Powell
Frank Losee
Riley Hatch
John B. Cooke
William B. Mack
George LeGuere
Cinematography Gilbert Warrenton
Production
company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • September 17, 1922 (1922-09-17)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Missing Millions is a 1922 American silent drama film directed by Joseph Henabery and written by Jack Boyle and Albert S. Le Vino. The Boston Blackie film stars Alice Brady, David Powell, Frank Losee, Riley Hatch, John B. Cooke, William B. Mack, and George LeGuere. The film was released on September 17, 1922, by Paramount Pictures. [1] [2]

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Cast

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Alice Brady and David Powell in Missing Millions

Preservation status

Missing Millions is considered to be a lost film. [3]

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References

  1. Hal Erickson (2016). "Missing-Millions - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes - NYTimes.com". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on March 6, 2016. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
  2. "Missing Millions". afi.com. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
  3. The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Missing Millions