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Riley the Cop
Directed by John Ford (uncredited)
Produced by John Ford
Written by Fred Stanley
James Gruen
Starring J. Farrell MacDonald
Nancy Drexel
Cinematography Charles G. Clarke
Editing by Alex Troffey
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date(s) 25 November 1928
Running time 68 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

Riley the Cop is a 1928 comedy film directed by John Ford. It was a silent film with a synchronized music track.[1]


  • J. Farrell MacDonald - James 'Aloysius' Riley (as Farrell Macdonald)
  • Nancy Drexel - Mary Coronelli
  • David Rollins - David 'Davy' Collins
  • Louise Fazenda - Lena Krausmeyer
  • Billy Bevan - Paris Cabman (uncredited)
  • Mildred Boyd - Caroline (uncredited)
  • Mike Donlin - Crook (uncredited)
  • Otto Fries - Munich Cabman (uncredited)
  • Dell Henderson - Judge Coronelli (uncredited)
  • Isabelle Keith - French Woman on Pier (uncredited)
  • Robert Parrish - Boy (uncredited)
  • Russ Powell - Mr. Kuchendorf (uncredited)
  • Harry Schultz - Hans 'Eitel' Krausmeyer (uncredited)
  • Ferdinand Schumann-Heink - Julius Kuchendorf (uncredited)
  • Rolfe Sedan - French Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
  • Harry Semels - French Policeman (uncredited)
  • Tom Wilson - Sergeant (uncredited)


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