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The Dawn of Understanding
B&W : Five reels
Directed by David Smith
Cast: Bessie Love [Sue Prescott], G.A. Williams [Silas Prescott], Jack Gilbert (John Gilbert) [Ira Beasley], J. Frank Glendon [Jim Wynd], George Kunkel [Sheriff Jack Scott], Jack Abrams [Parson Davies]
The Vitagraph Company of America production; distributed by Greater Vitagraph, Incorporated [Blue Ribbon Feature]. / Scenario by Edward J. Montagne, from the short story “The Judgment of Bolinas Plain” by Bret Harte and the play Sue by Bret Harte and T.E. Pemberton. Cinematography by Charles R. Seeling. Presented by Albert E. Smith. / © 23 November 1918 by The Vitagraph Company of America [LP13072]. Released 2 December 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0959.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Law: Enforcement: Police: Sheriffs - USA: California: Death Valley
Listing updated: 26 February 2010.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0959 : ClasIm-225 p. 44.