Friday, April 6, 2012

Running Wild - 1927

Country: United States
Language: English
Director: Gregory La Cava
Writers: Roy Briant (adaptation) (titles), Gregory La Cava (story)
Stars: W.C. Fields, Marie Shotwell and Mary Brian
Release Date: 11 June 1927 (USA)
Also known as: Dans la peau du lion (France); Loco de atar (Spain)
Production Co: Paramount Pictures
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Plot Keywords: Dog | Stepson | Hypnotism | Stepfather | Second Husband  |  Henpecked Husband | Father Daughter Relationship | Stepfather Stepson Relationship | Husband Wife Relationship | Second Wife
Genres: Comedy
Cowardly Elmer Finch is browbeaten by his wife, daughter, fat son and the family dog. After hypnosis he is domineering. He enters a contract with a fifteen-thousand dollar payoff, so his courage can last beyond the hypnosis. 
Featured in  Hollywood: Star Treatment (1980) - Scene with Clara Bow
Elmer Finch: I'm a lion! [intertitle]

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