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The Copperhead
(1920) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6351 feet
Directed by Charles Maigne

Cast: Lionel Barrymore [Milt Shanks], William P. Carlton (William T. Carleton) [Lieutenant Tom Hardy], Frank Joyner [Newt Gillespie], Richard Carlyle [Lem Tollard], Arthur Rankin [Joey], Leslie Stowe [Brother Andrew], Nicholas Schroell [Abraham Lincoln], William David [Tom Hardy], Harry Bartlett [Doctor James], Jack Ridgway [Theodore Roosevelt], Mayor N.M. Cartmell [Captain Mercer], Doris Rankin [‘Ma’ Shanks], Carolyn Lee [Grandma Perley], Anne Cornwall [Madeline], Francis Haldorn [Elsie]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation (Paramount Pictures Corporation) [A Paramount-Artcraft Special]. / Scenario by Charles Maigne, from the play adaptation The Copperhead by Augustus Thomas of the novel The Glory of His Country by Frederick Landis. Cinematography by Faxon M. Dean. / © 31 December 1919 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP14633]. Released 25 January 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Schroell’s film debut.

Drama: Historical: Civil War.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0793.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Farmers - History: USA: American Civil War (1861-1865) - Presidents: USA: Abraham Lincoln

Listing updated: 18 March 2010.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0793; Sweeney-Coming p. 19 : Website-AFI.

 
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