Buttons (1927)

A young street orphan, Buttons, gets a job as a pageboy on an ocean liner. He and his friend, Slugger, get on the wrong side of the ship's captain, however, when they try to tell him his ... See full summary »

Director:

George W. Hill

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jackie Coogan ... Buttons
Lars Hanson ... Captain Travers
Gertrude Olmstead ... Ruth Stratton
Paul Hurst ... Slugger McGlue
Roy D'Arcy ... Henri Rizard
Polly Moran ... Polly
Jack McDonald Jack McDonald ... Hatchet Face
Coy Watson Coy Watson ... Brutus
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carl Randoll Carl Randoll ... One of the boys
Ivan Randoll Ivan Randoll ... One of the boys
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Storyline

A young street orphan, Buttons, gets a job as a pageboy on an ocean liner. He and his friend, Slugger, get on the wrong side of the ship's captain, however, when they try to tell him his wife, who is aboard the ship, is cheating on him. The captain throws them both in the brig, and their troubles get even more complicated when the ship is wrecked at sea and is in danger of sinking. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Taglines:

A sinking ship, a romance adrift- and The Kid himself to the rescue! (Print Ad-Edmonton Journal, ((Edmonton, Alta.)) 30 June 1928)

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

24 December 1927 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jackie, der Schiffsjunge See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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