The Patent Leather Kid (1927)

Director
Alfred Santell

Main cast
Richard Barthelmess; Molly O'Day; Lawford Davidson; Matthew Betz; Arthur Stone

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
The Patent Leather Kid is a 1927 silent film which tells the story of a boxer who scoffs at fighting outside the ring... particularly for the United States once it enters World War I. Eventually, he is drafted, is shipped overseas, and performs a heroic act, which results in his being severely wounded.


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