Jaws of Steel

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Jaws of Steel
Jaws of Steel lobby card.jpg
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Directed by Ray Enright
Written by Darryl F. Zanuck
(as Gregory Rogers)
Charles R. Condon
Starring Rin Tin Tin
Jason Robards
Helen Ferguson
Cinematography Barney McGill
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release date
  • September¬†10,¬†1927¬†(1927-09-10)
Running time
6 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)
Budget $46,000[1]
Box office $272,000[1]
Lobby card

Jaws of Steel is a 1927 American silent family adventure film directed by Ray Enright and featuring dog star Rin Tin Tin and Jason Robards, Sr.. Warner Bros. produced and distributed the film. Darryl Zanuck, under the alias Gregory Rogers, wrote the story.[2][3]


Box Office

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $189,000 domestic and $83,000 foreign.[1]

See also

Preservation status

A nitrate print of the film is archived by Filmmuseum Nederlands. The Library of Congress has a copy shown to the public in the 1990s but is incomplete missing a reel.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b c Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 6 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Jaws of Steel
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Jaws of Steel at silentera.com
  4. ^ The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Jaws of Steel
  5. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 92, c.1978 by The American Film Institute

External links

  • Jaws of Steel on IMDb
  • Synopsis at AllMovie
  • Still #1 and #2 at gettyimages.com

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