Cock-Eyed World, The (1929): Raoul Walsh’s Pre-Code Musical Comedy, Starring Victor McLaglen

Directed and written by Raoul Walsh,  The Cock-Eyed World, the pre-Code musical comedy feature, was a sequel to What Price Glory? (1926)

The Cock-Eyed World
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Original film poster

It was based on the story “Flagg and Quirt,” by Maxwell Anderson, Tom Barry, Wilson Mizner and Laurence Stallings.

The film stars Victor McLaglen and Edmund Lowe, reprising their original roles, as well as Lili Damita.

Fox Film Corporation released the film at the Roxy in New York on August 3, 1929.

The picture was also released in a silent version on October 5, 1929.

Credits:

Directed by Raoul Walsh
Written by William K. Wells, Wilbur Morse Jr., Maxwell Anderson, Wilson Mizner, Laurence Stallings, Tom Barry
Cinematography Arthur Edeson
Edited by Jack Dennis
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation

Release date: August 3, 1929

Running time: 118 minutes
Box office $2.7 million