Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

The Kid Stakes (1927)

The Kid Stakes is one of the greatest comedies of the silent era, although it was largely dismissed at the time as simply a children’s film.

Length: 76 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Featured in the Australian Comedy Part 2: The Early Sound Era and Australian Comedy Part 1: The Silent Era collections

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 4748

Education Resources:

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