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The Patent Leather Kid

The Patent Leather Kid is a 1927 film which tells the story of a boxer who tries to overcome corruption in the sport. It stars Richard Barthelmess, Molly O'Day, Lawford Davidson, Matthew Betz and Arthur Stone.

The movie was adapted by Gerald C. Duffy (titles), Winifred Dunn, Casey Robinson (uncredited) and Adela Rogers St. Johns from the story by Rupert Hughes. It was directed by Alfred Santell.

It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor (Richard Barthelmess).