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Three Wise Fools (1923)

Three elderly bachelors adopt a girl who's the daughter of the woman they were in love with in their youth.

Director:

King Vidor

Writers:

June Mathis, John McDermott (adaptation) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claude Gillingwater ... Theodore Findley
Eleanor Boardman ... Rena Fairchild / Sydney Fairfield
William H. Crane ... Hon. James Trumbull
Alec B. Francis ... Dr. Richard Gaunt
John St. Polis ... John Crawshay (as John Sainpolis)
Brinsley Shaw ... Benny, the Duck
Fred Esmelton ... Gray
William Haines ... Gordon Schuyler
Lucien Littlefield ... Douglas
Zasu Pitts ... Mickey
Martha Mattox ... Saunders
Fred J. Butler Fred J. Butler ... Poole
Charles H. Hickman Charles H. Hickman ... Clancy (as Charles Hickman)
Craig Biddle Jr. Craig Biddle Jr. ... Young Findley
Creighton Hale ... Young Trumbull
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Storyline

Three elderly bachelors adopt a girl who's the daughter of the woman they were in love with in their youth.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 August 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Egy leány és 3 vén bolond See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$236,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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