The Drop Kick

The Drop Kick (also known as Glitter in the UK) is a 1927 silent film directed by Millard Webb, adapted from the novel Glitter (1925) by Katherine Brush, about a college football player (Richard Barthelmess). It was one of the early films of John Wayne who was only aged 20 in the film. He too played a college footballer.


A football player finds his head coach is suffering from a suicide.

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    director Millard Webb
    keywords head coach suffer
    producer Richard A. Rowland
    publisher First National Pictures
    theme silent sports