Riley the Cop (1928)

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    • Riley the Cop (1928)

      RILEY THE COP

      DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY JOHN FORD
      FOX FILM CORPORATION



      Photo by CharmaineZoe

      Information from IMDb

      Plot Summary
      New York policeman James Riley is asked to retrieve neighborhood boy
      Joe Smith (David Rollins), who skipped town after being falsely accused of theft and is now
      living a sinful life in Berlin. It isn't long before Riley himself succumbs to charms of the
      German metropolis, whereupon he magnanimously allows Joe to stay in Berlin long enough
      to win the heart of aristocratic Mary Coronelli (Nancy Drexel). Riley himself also finds
      romance, in the form of gawky German damsel Lena (Louise Fazenda). Little does he realize
      that Lena is the sister of his hated rival — police officer Hans Krausmeyer (Harry Schultz).

      Full Cast
      J. Farrell MacDonald ... James 'Aloysius' Riley (as Farrell Macdonald)
      Nancy Drexel ... Mary Coronelli
      David Rollins ... David 'Davy' Collins
      Louise Fazenda ... Lena Krausmeyer
      Billy Bevan ... Paris Cabman (uncredited)
      Mildred Boyd ... Caroline (uncredited)
      Mike Donlin ... Crook (uncredited)
      Otto Fries ... Munich Cabman (uncredited)
      Dell Henderson ... Judge Coronelli (uncredited)
      Isabelle Keith ... French Woman on Pier (uncredited)
      Robert Parrish ... Boy (uncredited)
      Russ Powell ... Mr. Kuchendorf (uncredited)
      Harry Schultz ... Hans 'Eitel' Krausmeyer (uncredited)
      Ferdinand Schumann-Heink ... Julius Kuchendorf (uncredited)
      Rolfe Sedan ... French Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
      Harry Semels ... French Policeman (uncredited)
      Tom Wilson ... Sergeant (uncredited)

      Writing Credits
      Fred Stanley (story) and (writer)
      James Gruen (story) and (writer)

      Cinematography
      Charles G. Clarke
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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    • Re: John Ford- Riley the Cop (1928)

      Riley the Cop is a 1928 silent comedy film,
      with a synchronized music track.
      All evidence suggests that Riley the Cop was a delightful vehicle
      for John Ford "regular" J. Farrell McDonald.
      It would seem that the movie is presently unavailable
      but not completely lost.
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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