The Michigan Kid (1928)


The Michigan Kid (1928)

The Michigan Kid is a gambler in the backwoods of Alaska trying to make enough money to go back to his hometown and impress the girl he loves. His childhood rival for the girl happens to turn up at his casino, in trouble and doesn't want his girl to find about it. You guessed it, the same girl!
IMDb  6.6 /10
Director Irvin Willat
Writer J. Grubb Alexander
Writer Walter Anthony
Writer Rex Beach
Writer J.G. Hawks
Writer Charles Logue
Writer Peter Milne
Writer Irvin Willat
Release Date1928-10-21
Runtime1h 4mins
Content Rating
CompanyUniversal Pictures
LanguageNone, English
Michigan Kid / Jim Rowen
Frank Hayward
Hiram Morris
Adolph Milar
Adolph Milar
Jimmy Cowan - as a Child
Rose - as a Child
Don House
Don House
Frank Howard - as a Child

The Michigan Kid (1928 film)

The Michigan Kid is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Irvin Willat and starring Conrad Nagel, Renée Adorée and Lloyd Whitlock.


  • Conrad Nagel as Michigan Kid / Jim Rowen
  • Renée Adorée as Rose Morris
  • Lloyd Whitlock as Frank Hayward
  • Fred Esmelton as Hiram Morris
  • Adolph Milar as Shorty
  • Maurice Murphy as Jimmy Cowan – as a Child
  • Virginia Grey as Rose – as a Child
  • Don House as Frank Howard – as a Child
  • Walter Brennan as Extra