The Chief (film)

The Chief is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Charles Reisner and written by Arthur Caesar and Robert E. Hopkins. The film stars Ed Wynn, Charles "Chic" Sale, Dorothy Mackaill, William "Stage" Boyd, Effie Ellsler and C. Henry Gordon. The film was released on November 3, 1933, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.[1][2]

The Chief
Directed byCharles Reisner
Produced byHarry Rapf
Written byArthur Caesar
Robert E. Hopkins
StarringEd Wynn
Charles "Chic" Sale
Dorothy Mackaill
William "Stage" Boyd
Effie Ellsler
C. Henry Gordon
CinematographyEdward Paul
Edited byWilliam S. Gray
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • November 3, 1933 (1933-11-03)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States




The film was a box office disappointment for MGM.[3]


  1. "The Chief (1933) - Overview". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
  2. "The Chief". TV Guide. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
  3. By, D. W. (1934, Nov 25). TAKING A LOOK AT THE RECORD. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from

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