MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 124,917 this week

Walking Back (1928)

 |  Drama  |  21 May 1928 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 24 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Add a Plot

Directors:

, (uncredited)

Writers:

(as Monte Katterjohn) , (story)
0Check in
0Share...

"Hand of God" - What to Watch

IMDb sits down with the cast of the thriller drama "Hand of God," including Ron Perlman, Julian Morris, Garret Dillahunt, and Alona Tal.

Watch our interview

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 6727 titles
created 03 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Walking Back" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Walking Back (1928)

Walking Back (1928) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Walking Back.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dynamite (1929)
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Wealthy Cynthia is in love with not-so-wealthy Roger, who is married to Marcia. The threesome is terribly modern about the situation, and Marcia will gladly divorce Roger if Cynthia agrees ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Four passengers escape their bubonic plague-infested ship and land on the coast of a wild jungle. In order to reach safety they have to trek through the jungle, facing wild animals and attacks by primitive tribesmen.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Claudette Colbert, Herbert Marshall, Mary Boland
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Two teenagers, one an atheist and the other a Christian, fall in love at a brutal reform school.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Lina Basquette, Marie Prevost, Tom Keene
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

High school students band together to dispense vigilante justice against a vicious gangland boss.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Charles Bickford, Judith Allen, Richard Cromwell
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Richard Walling ...
Smoke Thatcher
...
Patsy Schuyler
Robert Edeson ...
Edgar Thatcher
Jane Keckley ...
Mrs. Thatcher
Arthur Rankin ...
Pet Masters
James Bradbury Sr. ...
Gyp Schwartz
...
Beaut Thibaut
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

jazz age | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 May 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gärendes Blut  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dad, Can I Borrow the Car?
27 February 2007 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Lightly entertaining silent film about "reckless" youth circa 1928. "1928 - and how!", introduces the film as we see a montage of Charleston dancing flappers, flowing cocktails, men boxing, and youth gone wild - we soon meet "Smoke" Thatcher, a young man who is failing three subjects in school due to his lackadaisical attitude and absolutely won't be caught dead without his flask. Smoke's biggest problem is to convince his hard-nosed dad to let him take the car so he can pick up his girl Patsy (Sue Carol) before she runs off with his rival, Pet Masters. Well, convincing dad fails - so our "bright boy" (I didn't make this name up - one of the characters calls him this later in the film) proceeds to "borrow" the neighbor's car, but finds he is too late - fickle Patsy has already gone out dancing with the rival! Next thing you know Smoke gets into a cat and mouse car slamming game against this rival - and proceeds to smash up the neighbor's car. Now what will become of him?!

Well, this film is very light fare - enjoyable and fun, it won't win any prizes, but did keep me entertained for it's hour length. Sue Carol makes an adorable flapper and plays her role to the hilt - cute as a button and full of high-spirited fun, I quite enjoyed her in this. The rest of the cast is fine too - the story is pretty tame, but there is a nicely photographed speeding car finale, giving a first person viewpoint of the car racing through the city streets. The version of this I saw featured a decent-looking print and nicely done organ score featuring such classic tunes as "Ain't We Got Fun", and the "Varsity Drag".


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Walking Back (1928) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?