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|Behind the Front|
|Directed by||A. Edward Sutherland|
|Written by||Monte Brice (adaptation)|
Ethel Doherty (screenplay)
|Based on||The Spoils of War|
by Hugh Wiley
|Produced by||Adolph Zukor|
|Cinematography||Charles P. Boyle|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|February 22, 1926|
Behind the Front is a 1926 silent film war comedy directed by Eddie Sutherland and starring Wallace Beery and Raymond Hatton. It was produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film was based on the novel The Spoils of War by Hugh Wiley.
A surviving film at George Eastman House and UCLA Film & TV.
- Wallace Beery as Riff Swanson
- Raymond Hatton as Shorty McKee
- Mary Brian as Betty Bartlett-Cooper
- Richard Arlen as Percy Brown
- Hayden Stevenson as Capt. Bartlett-Cooper
- Chester Conklin as Scottie
- Tom Kennedy as Sergeant
- Frances Raymond as Mrs. Bartlett-Cooper
- Melbourne MacDowell as Mr. Bartlett-Cooper
- Jerry Mandy as Limburger Soldier
- Charles Sullivan as Soldier
- Gertrude Astor as French barmaid
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