||Jean Hersholt (left).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Alias the Deacon
B&W : Seven reels / 2093.67 metres
Directed by Edward Sloman
Cast: Jean Hersholt [‘The Deacon’], June Marlowe [Nancy], Ralph Graves [John Adams], Myrtle Stedman [Mrs. Clark], Lincoln Plummer (Lincoln Plumer) [Cunningham], Ned Sparks [‘Slim’ Sullivan], Tom Kennedy [‘Bull’ Moran], Maurice Murphy [Willie Clark], George West [George]
Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation [Universal-Jewel]. / Scenario by Charles Kenyon [?] and Walter Anthony?, from the play Alias the Deacon by John B. Hymer and Leroy Clemens. Cinematography by Jackson Rose and Gilbert Warrenton. Intertitles by Walter Anthony. Edited by Byron Robinson. Presented by Carl Laemmle. / Released 22 January 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Silent film.
Survival status: A print may exist as a 16mm reduction positive.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Card sharks - Deception - Gambling
Listing updated: 3 March 2011.
References: Hirschhorn-Universal pp. 56, 115; Katchmer-Eighty p. 407; Slide-Aspects p. 61 : Website-IMDb.