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The Conqueror
(1917) American
B&W : Eight reels
Directed by Raoul A. Walsh (Raoul Walsh)

Cast: William Farnum [Sam Houston], Jewel Carmen [Eliza Allen], Charles Clary [Sidney Stokes], James A. Marcus [Jumbo], Carrie Clarke Ward [Mammy], William Chisholm [Doctor Spencer], Robert Dunbar [Judge Allen], Owen Jones [James Houston], William Eagle Shirt, Chief Birdhead, Little Bear

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation [A Standard Picture]. / Produced by William Fox. Scenario by Chester Blinn Clapp, from a screen story by Henry Christeen Warnack. Set design by George G. Grenier. Cinematography by Del Clawson. Presented by William Fox. / © 9 September 1917 by William Fox [LP11362]. Premiered 10 September 1917 in New York, New York. Released 16 September 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / [?] Some sources credit Raoul Walsh with the scenario.

Drama: Historical.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0783.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Native Americans - Rescues - Sam Houston - USA

Listing updated: 23 July 2008.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0783; Cooper-Dark pp. 136, 140; Pitts-Hollywood p. 209; Thompson-Lost p. 61.

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