Conductor 1492

Conductor 1492 is a 1924 American silent comedy film directed by Charles Hines and starring Johnny Hines. It was produced and distributed by Warner Bros.[2][3]

Conductor 1492
theatrical release poster
Directed byCharles Hines
Story byJohnny Hines
StarringJohnny Hines
CinematographyCharles E. Gilson
Edited byClarence Kolster
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • January 12, 1924 (1924-01-12)
Running time
7 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
Box office$334,000[1]


Box Office

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $300,000 domestic and $34,000 foreign.[1]

Preservation status

Conductor 1492 film has been preserved at several archives, including the Library of Congress, George Eastman House and the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[4][5] This version has been broadcast on television and cable. A mute print was transferred onto 16mm film by Associated Artists Productions/United Artists in the 1950s, and preserved at the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.[6]


  1. Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 2 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Conductor 1492
  3. Progressive Silent Film List: Conductor 1492 at
  4. American Film Institute Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress
  5. "Conductor 1492" Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog
  6. 1957 MOVIES FROM AAP Warner Bros. Features & Cartoons SALES BOOK DIRECTED AT TV
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