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The Ancient Highway
(1925) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6034 feet
Directed by Irvin Willat

Cast: Jack Holt [Cliff Brant], Billie Dove [Antoinette St. Ives], Montagu Love [Ivan Hurd], Stanley Taylor [Gaspard St. Ives], Lloyd Whitlock [John Denis], William A. Carroll [Ambrose], Marjorie Bonner [Angel Fanchon], Christian J. Frank [George Bolden]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by James Shelley Hamilton and Eve Unsell, from the novel The Ancient Highway: A Novel of High Hearts and Open Roads by James Oliver Curwood. Cinematography by Alfred Gilks. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / © 16 November 1925 [LP22006]. Premiered 8 November 1925 in New York, New York. General release, 16 November 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Stuntman R.D. Jones drowned while shooting a river rapids canoe stunt for the film.

Drama: Adventure.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.0121.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Authors: James Oliver Curwood (1879-1927) - Canada: St. Lawrence River - Millionaires - Revenge

Listing updated: 20 August 2009.

References: AFI-F2 n. F2.0121; Brownlow-Parade p. 320; FilmYearBook-1926 pp. 33, 61; Sweeney-Coming p. 79.

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