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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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