The Police Patrol

Overview

Veteran matinee-idol James Kirkwood starred in this low-budget melodrama from poverty row organization Gotham Productions as Officer Jim Ryan, whose girlfriend, Alice Edna Murphy, proves a dead-ringer for noted criminal Dorothy Stone. When Jim refuses to arrest Alice for a crime actually committed by Dorothy also Edna Murphy, Jim faces suspension from the police force. In order to find evidence to clear herself, Alice impersonates Dorothy but the ploy fails and she is kidnapped by gang. She is saved in the nick ...
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Overview

Veteran matinee-idol James Kirkwood starred in this low-budget melodrama from poverty row organization Gotham Productions as Officer Jim Ryan, whose girlfriend, Alice Edna Murphy, proves a dead-ringer for noted criminal Dorothy Stone. When Jim refuses to arrest Alice for a crime actually committed by Dorothy also Edna Murphy, Jim faces suspension from the police force. In order to find evidence to clear herself, Alice impersonates Dorothy but the ploy fails and she is kidnapped by gang. She is saved in the nick of time by Jim, who proves once and for all that Dorothy and not Alice is the head of the crime ring. Brunette Edna Murphy was one of the many also-ran "flappers" appearing in the wake of Colleen Moore and Clara Bow. She was at one point married to director Mervyn LeRoy.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/13/2012
  • UPC: 089218674999
  • Original Release: 1925
  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 73,582

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Kirkwood Officer Jim Ryan
Edna Murphy Alice Bennett/Dorothy Stople
Edmund Breese Tony Rocco
Bradley Barker Maurice Ramon
Blanche Craig Nora Mullen
Charles Craig Perkins
Frank Evans Buddy Bennett
James Laffey Inspector Regan
Ed Roseman "Chicago" Charley
Joseph Smiley Lt. Burke
Tammany Young "The Crasher"
Technical Credits
Burton King Director
Jack Brown Cinematographer
Sam Sax Producer
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