The Dragon Painter
B&W : Five reels
Directed by William Worthington
Cast: Sessue Hayakawa [Tatsu, the Dragon Painter], Tsuru Aoki [Ume Ko], Toyo Fujita [Undobuchida], Edward Peil (Sr.) [Kano Indara]
The Haworth Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Robertson-Cole Company through Exhibitors Mutual Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Sessue Hayakawa. Scenario by E. Richard Schayer, from the novel The Dragon Painter by Mary McNeil Fenollosa. Art direction by Milton Menasco. Cinematography by Frank D. Williams. / © 10 September 1919 by The Haworth Pictures Corporation [LU14161]. Released 28 September 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Survival status: Prints exist in the George Eastman Museum film archive [35mm nitrate positive (French-language export version), 35mm restoration negative, and 35mm restoration positives]; and in the EYE Film Instituut Nederland film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Japanese - USA: California: Yosemite Valley
Listing updated: 17 March 2012.
References: Website-AFI; Website-GEM; Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Bob Fontenrose and Elif Rongen-Kaynakci.
Home video: DVD.