Kid Boots (film)

Kid Boots is a 1926 American silent feature comedy film directed by Frank Tuttle, and based on the 1923 musical written by William Anthony McGuire and Otto Harbach.[1] This was entertainer Eddie Cantor's first film. A print is preserved at the Library of Congress.[2][3][4][5]

Kid Boots
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Directed byFrank Tuttle
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Written byLuther Reed (adaptation)
Tom Gibson (screenplay)
George Marion Jr. (titles)
Based onKid Boots
by William Anthony McGuire and Otto Harbach
StarringEddie Cantor
Clara Bow
CinematographyVictor Milner
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 4, 1926 (1926-10-04)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


After a bully helps him out of a jam, Samuel "Kid" Boots tries to return the favor by helping his new friend get free from a gold digging wife.


See also


  1. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Kid Boots
  2. Progressive Silent Film List: Kid Boots at
  3. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30, The American Film Institute, c.1971
  4. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artist Collection at The Library of Congress by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  5. The Library of congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Kid Boots

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