English intertitles WriterMonte Brice, Lloyd Corrigan, Reggie Morris Release dateJanuary 14, 1926 (1926-01-14) ProducersAdolph Zukor, Jesse L. Lasky GenresSilent film, Comedy, War film CastRaymond Griffith, Mack Swain, Virginia Lee Corbin, Marian Nixon, Charles K French Similar moviesRelated Clarence G Badger movies
TaglineYou'll put your Hands Up! and scream with laughter
Hands Up! is a 1926 American silent comedy film directed by Clarence Badger, co-written by Monte Brice and Lloyd Corrigan, and starring Raymond Griffith, one of the great silent movie comedians.
The film tells the story of Jack, a spy for the Confederate States of America during the Civil War, and his efforts to capture a Union shipment of gold. Obstacles along the way include a pair of sisters, hostile Indians, and a firing squad.
The film features fictional incidents involving actual historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln, Brigham Young, and Sitting Bull.
George A. Billings as Abraham Lincoln
Virginia Lee Corbin as Alice Woodstock
Charles K. French as Brigham Young
Raymond Griffith as Jack, a Confederate Spy
Noble Johnson as Sitting Bull
Montagu Love as Capt. Edward Logan
Marian Nixon as Mae, the Girl He Loves
Mack Swain as Silas Woodstock
In 2005, this film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".