The Monkey Talks
Lobby card for the film
Directed byRaoul Walsh
Screenplay byMalcolm Stuart Boylan
Elizabeth Pickett Chevalier
Based onLe Singe qui parle
by René Fauchois
StarringOlive Borden
Jacques Lerner
Don Alvarado
Malcolm Waite
CinematographyL. William O'Connell
Edited byRose Smith
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • February 20, 1927 (1927-02-20)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Monkey Talks is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by Raoul Walsh and written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan and Elizabeth Pickett Chevalier. The film stars Olive Borden, Jacques Lerner, Don Alvarado, Malcolm Waite, Raymond Hitchcock, and Ted McNamara. Based on the play Le Singe qui parle by René Fauchois, the film was released on February 20, 1927, by Fox Film Corporation.[1][2][3][4]



  1. ^ "The Monkey Talks (1927) - Overview". Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  2. ^ Janiss Garza (2016). "The-Monkey-Talks - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on March 25, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "The Monkey Talks". Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  4. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Monkey Talks at