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Atta Boy (1926)

Passed | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 10 October 1926 (USA)
Monty Milde, a copy boy on a large daily newspaper in New York, dreams of becoming a real reporter. On his birthday, which is April 1st (April Fool's Day), a practical joker tells him he ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward H. Griffith

Writers:

Charles Horan (story), Alfred J. Goulding (story) (as Alf Goulding) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Monty Banks ... Monty Milde
Virginia Bradford ... The Girl
Ernest Wood Ernest Wood ... Craven, Reporter (as Ernie Wood)
Fred Kelsey ... Detective
Virginia Pearson ... Madame Carlton
Henry A. Barrows Henry A. Barrows ... Mr. Harrie
Earl Metcalfe ... Mr. Harrie's Brother (as Earl Metcalf)
Mary Carr ... Grandmother
Jimmy Phillips ... Mr. Harrie's Kidnapped Son (as Jimmie Phillips)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
America Chedister America Chedister
William Courtright
Alfred Fisher Alfred Fisher
Stuart MacChesney Stuart MacChesney ... Child on the Balcony
Kewpie Morgan
George Periolat
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Storyline

Monty Milde, a copy boy on a large daily newspaper in New York, dreams of becoming a real reporter. On his birthday, which is April 1st (April Fool's Day), a practical joker tells him he has been promoted to being a reporter, and sends him out to interview Mr. Harrie, who is furious because the newspaper has printed a story suggesting that domestic problems was behind the kidnapping of his young son. Monty goes through several ordeals, including being suspected of being the kidnapper, before he eventually unmasks the real kidnapper and recovers the child. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

The laugh that cracks the shell of any hard boiled egg (Print Ad-Daily Times, ((Longmont, Colo.)) 11 October 1927) See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

Passed
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Four nitrate reels of this film survive in the UCLA Film and Television Archives. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

10 October 1926 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ai, Turuna See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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