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Down Home
(1920) American
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by Irvin V. Willat

Cast: Leatrice Joy [Nance Pelot], James Barrows [Dabney Todd], Edward Hearn [Chet Todd], Aggie Herring [Mrs. Todd], Edward Nolan [Martin Doover], Robert Daly (William Robert Daly) [Joe Pelot], Sidney A. Franklin [Cash Bailey], Bert Hadley [Reverend Mr. Blake], Frank Braidwood [Larry Shayne], Robert Chandler [Deacon Howe], Nelson McDowell [Lige Conklin], Florence Gilbert, J.P. Lockney, William Sloane, Helen Gilmore, Willis Robards, Barbara Bedford

Willat Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by W.W. Hodkinson Corporation [An Irvin V. Willat Production]. / Scenario by Irvin V. Willat, from the novel Dabney Todd by F.N. Westcott. Props by A.F. Erickson. Electrician, Slats Coombs. Technical director, Harold G. Oliver. Assistant director, John S. Waters. Cinematography by Frank Blount and Andrew Webber. / © 24 October 1920 by Willat Productions, Incorporated [LP15740]. Released October 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was Willat’s company’s first production. [?] Drew-Speaking p. 276 lists Pathé as also involved with Hodkinson in the distribution.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1095.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 5 September 2014.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1095; Drew-Speaking pp. 65, 276 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

Home video: DVD.

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