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Tramp, Tramp, Tramp(1926)

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Although Tramp, Tramp, Tramp was advertised as Harry Langdon's first feature film, His First Flame, which was released in March 1927, was actually made a year earlier. Langdon made Tramp, Tramp, Tramp under a new contract with First National under the aegis of the Harry Langdon Corp., over which he had full creative control. Langdon brought several members of his creative team from the Mack Sennett studio into his new company, including director Harry Edwards and writers Arthur Ripley and Frank Capra. In his autobiography, Capra recalled working as co-producer, co-dorector and co-writer. The cross-country walking race depicted in the film was based on similar races that were popular in the U.S. in the mid-1920s. Modern sources indicate that the production cost $150,00 and was a definite, if not outstanding, box office success. Tramp, Tramp, Tramp was Edwards' last film with Langdon after a long association that began when they worked on short films with Mack Sennett.