Lady Be Good (1928 film)

Lady Be Good was a 1928 American silent romantic comedy film directed by Richard Wallace. The film is based on the 1924 musical of the same name by George Gershwin and starred Jack Mulhall and Dorothy Mackaill.[1][2]

Lady Be Good
Directed byRichard Wallace
Produced byCharles R. Rogers
Written byAdelaide Heilbron
Jack Wagner
Sidney Lazarus (intertitles)
Gene Towne (intertitles)
Based onLady Be Good
by George Gershwin
StarringDorothy Mackaill
Jack Mulhall
CinematographyGeorge J. Folsey
Edited byStuart Heisler
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • May 6, 1928 (1928-05-06) (United States)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


Preservation status

The film is now considered a lost film.[3][4]


  1. White Munden, Kenneth (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. University of California Press. p. 1307. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
  2. "GREAT FARCE COMEDY PICTURE AT AMERICAN FOR BUTTE SHOW FANS". Anaconda Standard. 29 July 1928. p. C_10.
  3. Lady Be Good at Arne Andersen's Lost Film Files: First National Pictures 1928 Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine
  4. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Lady Be Good

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