The Drop Kick


1h 2m 1927

Film Details

Release Date
Sep 25, 1927
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel Glitter by Katherine Brush (New York, 1926).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 2m
Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
6,819 or 6,900ft (7 reels)

Synopsis

Serious complications result for college football star Jock Hamill when he is vamped by his coach's wife, Eunice Hathaway, a former sweetheart. The coach commits suicide after his wife's extravagance drives him to embezzlement, Eunice tricks Jock into promising marriage, and Jock is suspected of murdering the coach. Greatly worried and shunned by his fellow students, Jock nearly loses the big game; but he finally comes through with a timely drop kick, his mother exposes the truth, and Jock is reunited with his true love, Cecily Graves.

Film Details

Release Date
Sep 25, 1927
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
First National Pictures
Country
United States
Screenplay Information
Based on the novel Glitter by Katherine Brush (New York, 1926).

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 2m
Sound
Silent
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
6,819 or 6,900ft (7 reels)

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Notes

Contemporary sources also include 10 college football stars from the University of Southern California, Stanford and other universities.