Tropic Madness

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Tropic Madness
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Directed by Robert G. Vignola
Screenplay byRandolph Bartlett
Wyndham Gittens
Story byRamon Romero
Starring Leatrice Joy
Lena Malena
George Barraud
Henry Sedley
Albert Valentino
David Durand
Cinematography Nicholas Musuraca
Edited by Jack Kitchin
Distributed byFilm Booking Offices of America
Release date
  • December 19, 1928 (1928-12-19)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States

Tropic Madness is a 1928 American drama film directed by Robert G. Vignola, written by Randolph Bartlett and Wyndham Gittens, and starring Leatrice Joy, Lena Malena, George Barraud, Henry Sedley, Albert Valentino and David Durand. It was released on December 19, 1928, by Film Booking Offices of America. [1] [2]



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  1. "Tropic Madness (1928) - Overview". Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  2. "Tropic Madness". Retrieved June 28, 2018.