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The 24 Oct 1927 FD and 28 Oct 1927 Motion Picture News reported that Esther Ralston's next Paramount film would be The Jazz Orphan, with a scenario written by Florence Ryerson from an original story by Dorothy Anderson, and directed by Frank Tuttle. Ralston's co-star was set to be James Hall. The title was changed to Looking for Trouble, according to the 31 Oct 1927 FD. The 25 Nov 1927 Motion Picture News noted that Myrtle Stedman was in the cast, but neither she nor James Hall was listed in credits. ...

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The 24 Oct 1927 FD and 28 Oct 1927 Motion Picture News reported that Esther Ralston's next Paramount film would be The Jazz Orphan, with a scenario written by Florence Ryerson from an original story by Dorothy Anderson, and directed by Frank Tuttle. Ralston's co-star was set to be James Hall. The title was changed to Looking for Trouble, according to the 31 Oct 1927 FD. The 25 Nov 1927 Motion Picture News noted that Myrtle Stedman was in the cast, but neither she nor James Hall was listed in credits.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
24 Oct 1927
p. 5
Film Daily
31 Oct 1927
p. 4
Film Daily
26 Feb 1928
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Motion Picture News
28 Oct 1927
p. 1342
Motion Picture News
25 Nov 1927
p. 1660
New York Times
20 Feb 1928
p. 14
Variety
22 Feb 1928
p. 24
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Looking for Trouble
The Jazz Orphan
Release Date:
14 January 1928
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Paramount Famous Lasky Corp.
14 January 1928
LP24862
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
57
Length(in feet):
5,825
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Determined to prevent her parents' divorce, Nancy Blair purposely causes trouble for herself, knowing that this ruse will reunite, at least temporarily, her warring mother and father. When they discover the trick they decide to stay together ...

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Determined to prevent her parents' divorce, Nancy Blair purposely causes trouble for herself, knowing that this ruse will reunite, at least temporarily, her warring mother and father. When they discover the trick they decide to stay together anyhow.

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Subject (Major):

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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