The Crowd

The Crowd (1928)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1928-03-03
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 158 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Language: No Language
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: King Vidor
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From 158 Ratings


John, an ambitious but undisciplined New York City office worker, meets and marries Mary. They start a family, struggle to cope with marital stress, financial setbacks, and tragedy, all while lost amid the anonymous, pitiless throngs of the big city.

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  • Eleanor Boardman

    as Mary Sims
  • James Murray

    as John 'Johnny' Sims
  • Bert Roach

    as Bert
  • Estelle Clark

    as Jane
  • Daniel G. Tomlinson

    as Jim
  • Dell Henderson

    as Dick
  • Lucy Beaumont

    as Mary's Mother
  • Freddie Burke Frederick

    as John 'Junior' Sims
  • Alice Mildred Puter

    as Sims Daughter
  • John D. Bloss

    as Boy on Fence (uncredited)
  • Roy Bloss

    as Boy on Fence (uncredited)
  • Sidney Bracey

    as John's Supervisor (uncredited)
  • Johnny Downs

    as John, age 12 (uncredited)
  • Sally Eilers

    as Party Girl at Bert's Place (uncredited)
  • Joseph W. Girard

    as Member of Board of Directors (uncredited)
  • Pat Harmon

    as Truck Driver (uncredited)
  • Chris-Pin Martin

    as Worker in Hallway (uncredited)
  • Warner Richmond

    as Mr. Sims (uncredited)
  • Virginia Sale

    as Mary's Sister-in-Law (uncredited)
  • Larry Steers

    as Doctor at Hospital (uncredited)
Production Irving Thalberg Producer
Art Cedric Gibbons Settings
Crew Joseph Farnham Title Graphics
Writing King Vidor Screenplay
Directing King Vidor Director
Editing Hugh Wynn Editor
Writing John V.A. Weaver Screenplay
Camera Henry Sharp Director of Photography
Art A. Arnold Gillespie Settings