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Desperate Youth
(1921) American
B&W : Five reels / 4505 feet
Directed by Harry B. Harris

Cast: Gladys Walton [Rosemary Merridew], J. Farrell MacDonald [‘Mendocino’ Bill], Lewis Willoughby [‘Alabam’ Spencer Merridew; and Henry Merridew], Muriel Godfrey Turner [Mrs. Merridew], Hazel Howell [Pauline Merridew], Harold Miller [Doctor Tom Dowling], Lucretia Harris [Aunt Chlordiny], Jim Blackwell [Sam]

The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by George C. Hull and A.P. Younger, from the short story “A Kentucky Cinderella” by Francis Hopkinson Smith. Cinematography by Earl M. Ellis. / © 7 April 1921 by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP16376]. Released 25 April 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Orphans

Listing updated: 1 November 2011.

References: Hirschhorn-Universal p. 37 : Website-AFI.

 
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