Penrod (film)

Penrod is a 1922 American comedy film directed by Marshall Neilan and written by Lucita Squier. It is based on the 1914 novel Penrod by Booth Tarkington. The film stars Wesley Barry, Tully Marshall, Claire McDowell, John Harron, Gordon Griffith and Newton Hall. The film was released on February 20, 1922, by Associated First National Pictures.[1][2][3]

Directed byMarshall Neilan
Screenplay byLucita Squier
Based onPenrod
by Booth Tarkington
StarringWesley Barry
Tully Marshall
Claire McDowell
John Harron
Gordon Griffith
Newton Hall
CinematographyDavid Kesson
Ray June
Edited byDaniel J. Gray
Marshall Neilan Productions
Distributed byAssociated First National Pictures
Release date
  • February 20, 1922 (1922-02-20)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States


Penrod Schofield, a mischievous boy and known trouble-maker in his community for the sake of protecting kids from overprotective and strict parents. He leads American Boys' Protective Association (ABPA) which engages in local society disruptions. People from his society are becoming frustrated with his behavior and when the town's outlaws arrive, Penrod shows his true color.



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  2. Janiss Garza. "Penrod (1922) - Frank O'Connor, Marshall Neilan". AllMovie. Retrieved 2019-04-16.
  3. "Penrod". Retrieved 2019-04-16.
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