The Goose Hangs High

The Goose Hangs High is a 1925 American silent comedy film directed by James Cruze and written by Lewis Beach, Anthony Coldeway, and Walter Woods. There was a sound remake in 1932 called This Reckless Age. The film stars Constance Bennett, Myrtle Stedman, George Irving, Esther Ralston, William R. Otis Jr., Edward Peil Jr., and Gertrude Claire. The film was released on March 30, 1925, by Paramount Pictures.


As described in a film magazine review, the Ingals prepare to give their home-coming children a big Christmas, despite the fact that they are almost penniless. They forget their parents, however, in the mad whirl of parties. Bernard Ingals tells his political boss what he thinks of him and resigns from his city job. Grandma tells the children the truth, and they pitch in and save the household and father gets a better job.

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    director James Cruze
    genre comedy
    producer James Cruze
    productionCompany Famous Players–Lasky Corporation
    publisher Paramount Pictures