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Dangerous Hours
Also known as Horas de Peligro in Argentina
(1920) American
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by Fred Niblo

Cast: Lloyd Hughes [John King], Barbara Castleton [May Weston], Claire DuBrey [Sophia Guerni], Jack Richardson [Boris Blotchi], Walt Whitman [Doctor King], Lew Morrison [Michael Regan], Gordon Mullen [Andrew Felton]

Thomas H. Ince Productions production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [A Paramount-Artcraft Special]. / Produced by Thomas H. Ince. Scenario by C. Gardner Sullivan, from the short story “A Prodigal in Utopia” by Donn Byrne. Cinematography by George Barnes. / © 24 November 1919 by Thomas H. Ince [LP14488]. Released 29 February 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: Americanism (Versus Bolshevism). The film is known to have been shown privately in New York, New York, in December 1919. AFI-F1 n. F1.0906 notes that the film may have been released as early as 25 January 1919.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0906.

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

Keywords: Bolshevism - Bolshevists - Explosions - Extortion - Labor agitators - Mobs - Shipyards - Strikes - Textile mills - USA: New Jersey: Paterson

Listing updated: 7 October 2007.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0906; Brownlow-Parade pp. 260, 262, 263-264; Everson-American p. 153; Limbacher-Feature p. 55 : ClasIm-225 pp. 48-49; Variety-19191226 p. 192 : Website-NFPF : with additional information provided by Jorge Finkelman.

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