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Adelaide Heilbron (adaptation)
Paul Perez (titles)
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Release Date:
14 October 1928 (USA) See more »
Hugh Drummond goes broke living too high and turns to crime in order to pay his bills. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Rod La Rocque ... Captain Swagger / Hugh Drummond

Sue Carol ... Sue Arnold - Dancer
Richard Tucker ... Phil Poole
Victor Potel ... Jean
Ullrich Haupt ... Von Dictor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maurice Black ... Manager, Viennese Club (uncredited)
Ray Cooke ... Chauffeur (uncredited)
Charlie Hall ... Messenger (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Waiter (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward H. Griffith 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Adelaide Heilbron  adaptation
Paul Perez  titles
Leonard Praskins  story

Cinematography by
John J. Mescall 
Film Editing by
Harold McLernon 
Art Direction by
Edward C. Jewell  (as Edward Jewell)
Production Management
Richard Blaydon .... production manager (as R.A. Blaydon)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
E.J. Babille .... assistant director
Music Department
Josiah Zuro .... musical director
Rudolph Berliner .... music arranger (uncredited)

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Also Known As:
65 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Photophone System) (musical score and sound effects)

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Captain Swagger flies a SPAD with Hat in the Ring markings of the Escadrille Lafayette (but with a rudely positioned hand added. Von Stahl flies what appears to be a Fokker DVII with markings of a snake squashing the Hat.See more »
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