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  Gertrude Olmstead and John Gilbert.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Cameo Kirby
Also known as Sota, Coringa e Rei in Portugal
(1923) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6931 feet
Directed by John Ford

Cast: John Gilbert [Cameo Kirby], Gertrude Olmstead [Adele Randall], Alan Hale [Colonel Moreau], Eric Mayne [Colonel Randall], William E. Lawrence [Tom Randall], Richard Tucker [Cousin Aaron Randall], Phillips Smalley [Judge Playdell], Jack McDonald [Larkin Bunce], Jean Arthur [Ann Playdell], Eugenie Ford (Eugenie Forde) [Madame Davezac]

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Robert N. Lee, from the play Cameo Kirby by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson. Cinematography by George Schneiderman. Presented by William Fox. / © 8 October 1923 by Fox Film Corporation [LP19564]. Released 21 October 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Ford’s first screen credit under the name John Ford. The play was previously filmed as Cameo Kirby (1914). The play was subsequently filmed as Cameo Kirby (1930).


Survival status: Print exists in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 3 October 2014.

References: Gallagher-Ford p. 29; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 104; Sinclair-Ford pp. 32, 234; Weaver-Twenty p. 143 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.

Home video: DVD.

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