The Boob

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The Boob
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Newspaper advertisement for The Boob and Tony Runs Wild (1926)
Directed by William A. Wellman
Written by Kenneth B. Clarke (scenario)
Katherine Hilliker (titles)
H.H. Caldwell (titles)
Story by George Scarborough
Annette Westbay
Starring Gertrude Olmstead
George K. Arthur
Joan Crawford
Charles Murray
Tony D'Algy
Cinematography William H. Daniels
Edited by Ben Lewis
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • May 17, 1926 (1926-05-17)
Running time
64 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent

The Boob is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film directed by William A. Wellman, and starring Gertrude Olmstead, Antonio D'Algy, George K. Arthur, and Joan Crawford.[1][2]


Peter (George K. Arthur) a chivalrous idealist seeks to win the heart of Amy (Gertrude Olmstead), in turn fancies urbane Harry (Tony D'Algy). Jane (Joan Crawford) is a Prohibition agent who helps uncover bootleg activities.



A print of The Boob has been prepared and preserved by MGM.[3]


  1. ^ The Boob at
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. ^ American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: The Boob

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