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The Black Watch
(1929) American
B&W : Six reels
Directed by John Ford

Cast: Victor McLaglen [Captain Donald King], Myrna Loy [Yasmani], David Torrence [Marechal], David Rollins [Lieutenant Malcolm King], Cyril Chadwick [Major Twynes], Lundsden Hare [the colonel], Roy D’Arcy [Rewa Ghunga], David Percy [a highlanders’ officer], Mitchell Lewis [Mohammed Kahn], Claud King (Claude King), Walter Long [Harem Bey]; Francis Ford [Major MacGregor], Pat Somerset [a highlanders’ officer], Frederick Sullivan, Joseph Diskay, Joyzelle, Richard Travers

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario (screenplay) by John Stone, with dialogue by James Kevin McGuinness, from the novel King of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy. Settings (set design) by William S. Darling. Musical arrangement by William Kernell. Stage direction (dialogue direction) by Lumsden Hare. Photography (cinematography) by Joseph A. August. Sound by W.W. Lindsay Jr. and Willard Starr. Film editor (edited by), Alex Troffey. / [?] Movietone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format and/or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format? Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system. / Ford’s first talking feature film. / Full-sound film.

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Scots - Soldiers - Synchronized sound film - United Kingdom: England (London), Scotland

Listing updated: 20 July 2009.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Gallagher-Ford pp. 31, 47, 55, 60, 61, 64, 68, 70, 72, 86, 105, 123, 207, 287, 465, 498; Sinclair-Ford pp. 40, 43, 59, 240-241; Sweeney-Coming p. 146: ClasIm-225 p. C8.

Home video: VHS.

 
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