Miss Nobody (1926 film)

Miss Nobody is a 1926 silent film drama produced and distributed by First National Pictures and directed by Lambert Hillyer. The film is based on a short story by Tiffany Wells called "Shebo"; the likely feminine pronunciation of hobo. The stars of the film were Anna Q. Nilsson and Walter Pidgeon, then in a very early role in his career.[1] The plot of this film bears a striking resemblance to Beggars of Life, made two years later at Paramount.

Miss Nobody
1926 theatrical poster
Directed byLambert Hillyer
Produced byJohn McCormick (Production Manager)
Written byGeorge Marion, Jr. (intertitles)
Based onShebo (short story)
by Tiffany Wells
StarringAnna Q. Nilsson
Walter Pidgeon
Louise Fazenda
CinematographyJohn W. Boyle
Edited byAlexander Hall
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
June 27, 1926
Running time
7 reels; 6,859 feet
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film (English intertitles)

Synopsis

The father of an heiress dies broke leaving her destitute without inheritance. She falls in with a group of hobos traveling incognito cross country dressed as a man.

Cast

Preservation status

This film appears to now be a lost film. Two other silent films titled Miss Nobody from 1917 (starring Gladys Hulette) and 1920 (starring Billie Rhodes) are preserved in the film collection of the Library of Congress.[2]

References

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