The Man Upstairs
Directed byRoy Del Ruth
Written byEdward T. Lowe, Jr.
Based onnovel, The Agony Column by Earl Derr Biggers c.1916
Produced byWarner Brothers
StarringMonte Blue
CinematographyAllan Thompson
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
January 22, 1926
Running time
7 reels
Box office$180,000[citation needed]

The Man Upstairs is a lost[2][3] 1926 silent film comedy directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Monte Blue. It was produced and distributed by Warner Brothers. The film is based on a novel, The Agony Column by Earl Derr Biggers.[4]


Box Office

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $151,000 domestic and $29,000 foreign.[1]


  1. ^ a b 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 4 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Man Upstairs
  3. ^ The Man Upstairs at Arne Anderson's Lost Film Files:lost films of Warner Brothers - 1926
  4. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:The Man Upstairs