The Little Accident

The Little Accident is a 1930 American comedy film directed by William James Craft and written by Gladys Lehman and Gene Towne, based on the 1927 novel An Unmarried Father by Floyd Dell and the 1928 play Little Accident by Dell and Thomas Mitchell. The film stars Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Anita Page, Sally Blane, ZaSu Pitts, Joan Marsh, and Roscoe Karns. The film was released on August 3, 1930, by Universal Pictures.[1][2][3] It was remade by Universal in 1939 as Little Accident and by RKO Radio Pictures in 1944 with Gary Cooper as Casanova Brown.

The Little Accident
Theatrical release poster
Directed byWilliam James Craft
Produced byCarl Laemmle, Jr.
Screenplay byGladys Lehman
Gene Towne
Based onLittle Accident (play)
by Floyd Dell and Thomas Mitchell
StarringDouglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Anita Page
Sally Blane
ZaSu Pitts
Joan Marsh
Roscoe Karns
CinematographyRoy Overbaugh
Edited byHarry W. Lieb
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • August 3, 1930 (1930-08-03)
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited States


On the day before his second wedding, a man finds out that his bride-to-be has had a baby.


See also


  1. "The Little Accident (1930) - Overview". 1930-08-01. Retrieved 2015-12-27.
  2. "The-Little-Accident - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Retrieved 2015-12-27.
  3. "The Little Accident". Retrieved 2015-12-27.
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