Little Johnny Jones (1923 film)

Little Johnny Jones is a lost[2] 1923 American comedy film directed by Johnny Hines and Arthur Rosson and written by Raymond L. Schrock based on the 1904 play Little Johnny Jones by George M. Cohan. The film stars Johnny Hines, Wyndham Standing, Margaret Seddon, Herbert Prior, Molly Malone, and George Webb. The film was released by Warner Bros. on August 19, 1923.[3][4][5] It was remade by Warner Bros. and directed by cast member Mervyn LeRoy in 1929 as a musical film under the same name.

Little Johnny Jones
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Directed byJohnny Hines
Arthur Rosson
Screenplay byRaymond L. Schrock
Based onLittle Johnny Jones
by George M. Cohan
StarringJohnny Hines
Wyndham Standing
Margaret Seddon
Herbert Prior
Molly Malone
George Webb
CinematographyCharles E. Gilson
Edited byClarence Kolster
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • August 19, 1923 (1923-08-19)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
Box office$326,000[1]



Box Office

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $296,000 domestically and $30,000 foreign.[1]


  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. American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: Little Johnny Jones
  3. "Little Johnny Jones (1923) - Overview". Retrieved 2017-12-01.
  4. Janiss Garza. "Little Johnny Jones (1923) - Johnny Hines, Arthur Rosson". AllMovie. Retrieved 2017-12-01.
  5. "Little Johnny Jones". Retrieved 2017-12-01.
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