The Meanest Man in the World (1923)

Bert Lytell is a kind lawyer who decides to get tough after losing all his clients but he discovers it's not that easy to be mean.

Director:

Edward F. Cline

Writers:

George M. Cohan (play), Austin McHugh (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bert Lytell ... Richard Clark
Blanche Sweet ... Jane Hudson
Bryant Washburn ... Ned Stevens
Marion Aye ... Nellie Clarke (as Maryon Aye)
Lincoln Stedman ... Bart Nash
Helen Lynch ... Kitty Crockett
Ward Crane ... Carleton Childs (as Warde Crane)
Frances Raymond Frances Raymond ... Mrs. Clarke
Carl Stockdale ... Hiram Leeeds
Tom Murray Tom Murray ... Andy Oatman
Forrest Robinson Forrest Robinson ... Michael O'Brien
Robert Dunbar Robert Dunbar ... Franklin Fielding
Victor Potel ... Lute Boon
William Conklin William Conklin ... Freederick Legett
Tully Marshall ... Client
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Storyline

Bert Lytell is a kind lawyer who decides to get tough after losing all his clients but he discovers it's not that easy to be mean.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den sørgmuntre Forretningsmand See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sol Lesser Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "The Meanest Man in the World" by Augustin MacHugh opened at the Hudson Theater on October 20, 1920 starring George M. Cohan and ran for 202 performances. See more »

Connections

Version of The Meanest Man in the World (1943) See more »

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