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Hills of Kentucky
Directed by Howard Bretherton
Screenplay by Edward Clark
Story by Dorothy Yost
Starring Rin Tin Tin
Jason Robards, Sr.
Dorothy Dwan
Cinematography Frank Kesson
Studio Warner Bros.
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date(s) February 19, 1927 (1927-02-19)
Running time 70 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)
Vitaphone (sound effects and music score)
Budget $99,000
Money made $335,000

Hills of Kentucky is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by Howard Bretherton and written by Edward Clark. The film stars Rin Tin Tin, Jason Robards, Sr., Dorothy Dwan, and features Tom Santschi and Billy Kent Schaefer. It was released by Warner Bros. on February 19, 1927.


  • Rin Tin Tin as The Grey Ghost
  • Jason Robards, Sr. as Steve Harley
  • Dorothy Dwan as Janet
  • Tom Santschi as Ben Harley
  • Billy Kent Schaefer as Crippled boy
  • Nanette as herself
  • Rin-Tin-Tin, Jr. as a puppy

Box office

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $239,000 domestically and $96,000 foreign.

Preservation status

  • Prints are held, incomplete and abridged, at George Eastman House Motion Picture Collection and UCLA Film and Television Archive. A 16mm copy is housed at the Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research.
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