|The Millionaire Kid|
|Directed by||Bernard B. Ray|
|Written by||Blanche Church |
|Produced by||Bernard B. Ray|
Harry S. Webb
|Starring|| Bryant Washburn |
|Edited by||Frederick Bain|
|Distributed by||Reliable Pictures|
The Millionaire Kid is a 1936 American drama film produced and released by Reliable Pictures with former silent stars Bryant Washburn and Betty Compson in the leads and with several other familiar silent personalities in supporting roles.
Betty Compson was an American actress and film producer who got her start during Hollywood's silent era. She is best known for her performances in The Docks of New York and The Barker, the latter of which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
The Miracle Man is a 1919 American silent drama film starring Lon Chaney and based on a 1914 play by George M. Cohan, which in turn is based on the novel of the same title by Frank L. Packard. The film was released by Paramount Pictures, directed, produced, and written by George Loane Tucker, and also stars Thomas Meighan and Betty Compson. The film made overnight successes of the three stars, most notably putting Chaney on the map as a character actor.
Franklin Bryant Washburn III was an American film actor who appeared in more than 370 films between 1911 and 1947. Washburn's parents were Franklin Bryant Washburn II and Metha Catherine Johnson Washburn. He attended Lake View High School in Chicago.
The Big City is a 1928 American silent crime film directed by Tod Browning and starring Lon Chaney. The film is now lost. The last known print of the film had been sent to Australia in the late 1950s. The film was returned to MGM and placed in their vaults where it was destroyed in the same vault fire that also claimed London After Midnight in 1965. A short trailer for the film survives at Cinémathèque française in France, but it does not include any footage from the film. This was Betty Compson's only film at MGM.
Hollywood is a 1923 American silent comedy film directed by James Cruze, co-written by Frank Condon and Thomas J. Geraghty, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film is a lengthier feature follow-up to Paramount's own short film exposé of itself, A Trip to Paramountown from 1922.
Zis Boom Bah, also known as College Sweethearts, is a 1941 American musical comedy film directed by William Nigh, and starring Grace Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy. The plot concerns a vaudeville singer who comes to a floundering college to instill values and self-confidence in its entitled students.
Ladies Must Live is a 1921 American silent societal drama film directed by George Loane Tucker and released by Paramount Pictures. It was the last directorial effort of George Loane Tucker and was released four months after his death. Betty Compson stars along with Leatrice Joy, John Gilbert and Mahlon Hamilton. It was one of the few instances where future husband and wife Joy and Gilbert appeared in the same film.
The Bonded Woman is an extant 1922 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Phil Rosen and stars Betty Compson, John Bowers, and Richard Dix.
Scarlet Seas is a surviving 1929 American silent romantic adventure film produced by Richard A. Rowland and distributed by First National Pictures. The picture was directed by John Francis Dillon. It starred Richard Barthelmess, Betty Compson, and a teen-aged Loretta Young. This film was released with a Vitaphone soundtrack of music and effects which survive. Originally, the film was presumed lost.
She Got What She Wanted is an American pre-Code early talking film comedy-drama directed by James Cruze and starring his actress wife Betty Compson. The film was made for Tiffany Pictures with Cruze and Compson having recently completed The Great Gabbo (1929).
Cheating Cheaters is a lost 1927 American silent film produced and distributed by Universal Pictures. It was directed by Edward Laemmle and starred Betty Compson.
Hugh Trevor was an American actor whose short career began at the very end of the silent era in 1927. He would appear in nineteen films in the scant six years during which he was active. He did not fare well with the advent of talking pictures, and retired from the industry in 1931. His life was cut short when he unexpectedly died from complications following appendectomy surgery in 1933.
The Ladybird is a 1927 American silent crime film directed by Walter Lang and starring Betty Compson. It was produced by the B movie studio Chadwick Pictures. A print is housed in the Library of Congress collection.
The Border Raiders is a 1918 American silent Western film directed by Stuart Paton and starring Betty Compson and George Larkin. It was shot on the Hopi Reservation in Arizona.
Honeymoon Flats is a 1928 American silent comedy film directed by Millard Webb and starring George J. Lewis, Dorothy Gulliver and Kathlyn Williams.
Slightly Terrific is a 1944 American comedy film directed by Edward F. Cline and written by Edward Dein and Stanley Davis. The film stars Leon Errol, Anne Rooney, Eddie Quillan, Richard Lane, Betty Kean, Ray Malone, Lillian Cornell, Donald Novis and Lorraine Krueger. The film was released on May 5, 1944, by Universal Pictures.
Their Quiet Honeymoon is a 1915 silent film short directed by Al Christie. It starred Eddie Lyons, Lee Moran, and Betty Compson. It was produced by the Nestor Film Company and distribute through Universal Film Manufacturing Company.
Love and a Savage is a 1915 silent film comedy written and directed by Al Christie and starring Betty Compson. It was produced by the Nestor Film Company and released through Universal Film Manufacturing Company.
The Love Trap is a 1923 American silent drama film directed by John Ince and starring Bryant Washburn, Mabel Forrest, and Wheeler Oakman.
Other Men's Daughters is a 1923 American silent drama film directed by Ben F. Wilson and starring Bryant Washburn, Kathleen Kirkham and Wheeler Oakman.