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The Dove
(1927) American
B&W : Nine reels / 9100 feet
Directed by Roland West

Cast: Norma Talmadge [Dolores], Noah Beery (Sr.) [Don José Maria y Sandoval], Gilbert Roland [Johnny Powell], Eddie Borden [Billy], Harry Myers [Mike], Michael Vavitch [Gómez], Brinsley Shaw [the patriot], Kalla Pasha [the comandante], Charles Darvas [the comandante’s captain], Michael Dark [Sandoval’s captain], Walter Daniels [the drunk], Olga Baclanova

Norma Talmadge Productions production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Scenario by Wallace Smith and Paul Bern, from an adaptation by Roland West, Willard Mack and Wallace Smith of the play The Dove by Willard Mack and Gerald Beaumont. Art direction by William Cameron Menzies. Cinematography by Oliver Marsh. Edited by Hal Kern. Presented by Joseph M. Schenck. / © 16 January 1928 by Joseph M. Schenck [LP24864]. [?] Preview? 9 June 1927. Premiered 31 December 1927. Released 7 January 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Shaw’s final film. Menzies won the first Academy Award for Art Direction for this film and Tempest (1928). / Silent film.

Drama: Romance.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive [incomplete 35mm positive (missing reels 2 and 5-7)]; and in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 24 September 2013.

References: Edmonds-Todd p. 278; Mandelbaum-Screen p. 165; MoPicAlmanac-1929 p. 11; Vermilye-Twenties p. 210 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.

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