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  Lillian Gish and Norman Kerry.
Photograph: Courtesy of Silent Film Still Archive.
Annie Laurie
(1927) American
Color/B&W : Nine reels / 2661 metres
Directed by John S. Robertson

Cast: Lillian Gish [Annie Laurie], Norman Kerry [Ian MacDonald], Creighton Hale [Donald], Joseph Striker [Alastair], Hobart Bosworth [MacDonald chieftain], Patricia Avery [Enid], Russell Simpson [Sandy], Brandon Hurst [Campbell chieftain], David Torrence [Sir Robert Laurie], Frank Currier [Cameron of Lochiel], Richard Alexander [MacDonald clan member], Mary Gordon [first midwife], Margaret Mann [second midwife], Henry Kolker [King’s representative], Major Roup, [?] John Wayne?

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Josephine Lovett, from a screen story by Josephine Lovett. Art direction by Cedric Gibbons and Merrill Pye. Costume design by André-ani. Cinematography by Oliver T. Marsh. Intertitles by Marian Ainslee and Ruth Cummings. Edited by William Hamilton. / Released 11 May 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Technicolor two-strip color process sequence. / Gish’s third MGM film. The film was rediscovered in 1987 when a private collector donated a print to the Oregon Historical Society, who then turned it over to a national archive for preservation. Technicolor appears in the final reel. / Silent film.


Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (American Film Institute / Oregon Historical Society collection).

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Color cinematography - Scots - United Kingdom: Scotland

Listing updated: 2 October 2008.

References: Eames-MGM p. 36; Higashi-Virgins pp. 22, 23; Weaver-Twenty p. 146 : Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Jim Roup.

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