Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The Ace of Hearts
B&W : Six reels / 5883 feet
Directed by Wallace Worsley
Cast: Lon Chaney [Mr. Farallone], Leatrice Joy [Lilith], John Bowers [Mr. Forrest], Hardee Kirkland [Mr. Morgridge], Raymond Hatton [the menace], Edwin N. Wallock [the chemist], Roy Laidlaw [the doorkeeper]; Cullen Landis [young man in restaurant]
Goldwyn Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Goldwyn Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Ruth Wightman, from a screen story by Gouverneur Morris. Art direction by Cedric Gibbons. Cinematography by Donovan Short. / © 9 September 1921 by Goldwyn Pictures Corporation [LP16948]. Premiered circa 17 September 1921 in Omaha, Nebraska. Released October 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Survival status: Prints exist in the George Eastman Museum film archive [35mm nitrate positive, 35mm preservation negative, 35mm preservation positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Anarchists - Assassination - Cards: Playing - Crime: Murder, Terrorism - Criminals: Terrorists - Death: Murder - Love triangles - Radicalism - Secret organizations - Socialites - Weapons: Bombs (Time)
Listing updated: 28 April 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Drew-Speaking pp. 67, 276; FilmDaily-1923 p. 41; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : ClasIm-224 p. 11 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb; Website-NFPF.
Home video: DVD.