The Expert (1932 film)

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The Expert
Directed by Archie Mayo
Produced by Warner Brothers
Written by Julien Josephson
Maude T. Howell
Based onplay Minick by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman, taken from Ferber's short story Old Man Minick
Starring Chic Sale
Dickie Moore
Music by Leo F. Forbstein
Cinematography Robert Kurrle
Al Green
John Shepek
Edited byJames Gibbon
Distributed byWarner Brothers
Release date
March 5, 1932
Running time
8 reels

The Expert is a 1932 American pre-Code comedy-drama directed by Archie Mayo and starring Chic Sale and Dickie Moore. It is based on a 1924 Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman play, Minick. The working title for this film was Old Man Minick. It was produced and distributed by Warner Brothers. [1]


The Library of Congress holds a print. [2]


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  1. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:..The Expert
  2. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collections and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, (<-book title) p.52 c.1978 by the American Film Institute