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Atta Boy (1926)

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63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Monty Milde, a copy boy on a large daily newspaper in New York, dreams of becoming a real reporter. On his birthday, which is April 1st (April Fool's Day), a practical joker tells him he has been promoted to being a reporter, and sends him...See moreMonty Milde, a copy boy on a large daily newspaper in New York, dreams of becoming a real reporter. On his birthday, which is April 1st (April Fool's Day), a practical joker tells him he has been promoted to being a reporter, and sends him out to interview Mr. Harrie, who is furious because the newspaper has printed a story suggesting that domestic problems was behind the kidnapping of his young son. Monty goes through several ordeals, including being suspected of being the kidnapper, before he eventually unmasks the real kidnapper and recovers the child. Written by Les Adams See less
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Charles Horan (story) (scenario) | Alfred J. Goulding (story) (as Alf Goulding) (scenario) (as Alf Goulding) | Harold Christie (titles)
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Updated Oct 10, 1926

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Oct 10, 1926 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Monty Banks
Monty Milde Monty Milde   See fewer
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Virginia Bradford
The Girl The Girl   See fewer
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Ernest Wood
Craven, Reporter (as Ernie Wood) Craven, Reporter (as Ernie Wood)   See fewer
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Fred Kelsey
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Virginia Pearson
Madame Carlton Madame Carlton   See fewer
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Henry A. Barrows
Mr. Harrie Mr. Harrie   See fewer
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Earl Metcalfe
Mr. Harrie's Brother (as Earl Metcalf) Mr. Harrie's Brother (as Earl Metcalf)   See fewer
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Mary Carr
Grandmother Grandmother   See fewer
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Jimmy Phillips
Mr. Harrie's Kidnapped Son (as Jimmie Phillips) Mr. Harrie's Kidnapped Son (as Jimmie Phillips)   See fewer
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Stuart MacChesney
Child on the Balcony Child on the Balcony   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 10 votes