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Lightnin'

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Lightnin'

Lightnin'
Directed by John Ford
Written by Frank Bacon
Frances Marion
Winchell Smith
Starring Jay Hunt
Wallace MacDonald
Cinematography Joseph H. August
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date(s)
Running time 104 minutes (20.6 frame/s)
Country United States
Language Silent

Lightnin' is a 1925 American comedy film directed by John Ford.[1] It was based on a successful play of the same name. The original run started in 1918 at the Gaiety Theatre (New York) and continued for 1,291 performances, breaking the record for longest running play at that time.[2]

The film was remade by Henry King for Fox in 1930 as an early talkie starring Will Rogers with support from Louise Dresser and Joel McCrea.

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External links

  • Internet Movie Database
Preceded by
Longest-running Broadway show
1920 – 1925
Succeeded by
Abie's Irish Rose

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