About the film
The Patent Leather Kid
Release Date: September 01, 1927
|Slogan||:||«Fries of youth and courage that will set your heart ablaze! The love-romance that Broadway held dear to its heart for four months!»|
|Genres||:||War, Drama, Romance|
|Production Companies||:||First National Pictures|
|Writers||:||Adela Rogers St. Johns, Rupert Hughes|
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.