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The Bait
Also known as [The Bait; or, Human Bait]
(1921) American
B&W : Five reels / 5289 feet
Directed by Maurice Tourneur

Cast: Hope Hampton [Joan Grainger], Harry Woodward [John Warren, ‘The Fish’], Jack McDonald [Bennett Barton, ‘The Fisherman’], James Gordon [John Garson, ‘The Game Warden’], Rae Ebberly [Dolly, ‘The Hooked’], Joe Singleton (Joseph Singleton) [Simpson, ‘The Bait-Catcher’], Poupée Andriot [Madeline, ‘The Minnow’], Dan Crimmins Jr. [Jimmy, ‘The Bullfish’]

Hope Hampton Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [Paramount-Artcraft]. / Scenario by John Gilbert, from the play The Tiger Lady by Sidney Toler. Cinematography by Alfred Ortlieb. / © 1 September 1920 by Hope Hampton Productions, Incorporated [LP15636]. Released 2 January 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama: Crime.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 17 March 2010.

References: Weaver-Twenty pp. 142, 493 : ClasIm-240 p. 45 : Website-AFI.

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