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Drifting
(1923) American
B&W : Seven reels / 7394 feet
Directed by Tod Browning

Cast: Priscilla Dean [Cassie Cook / Lucille Preston], Matt Moore [Captain Arthur Jarvis], Wallace Beery [Jules Repin], J. Farrell MacDonald [Murphy], Rose Dione [Madame Polly Voo], Edna Tichenor [Molly Norton], William V. Mong [Doctor Li], Anna May Wong [Rose Li], Bruce Guerin [Billy Hepburn], Marie de Albert [Mrs. Hepburn], William Moran [Mr. Hepburn], Frank Lanning [Chang Wang]

Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation [Universal-Jewel]. / Scenario by Tod Browning and A.P. Younger, from the play Drifting by John Colton and Daisy H. Andrews. Cinematography by William Fildew. Intertitles by Gardner Bradford. Edited by Errol Taggart. Presented by Carl Laemmle. / © 31 July 1923 by Universal Pictures Corporation [LP19262]. Premiered 19 August 1923 in New York, New York. Released 26 August 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama: Crime.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Národní Filmovy Archiv film archive; in the Magyar Filmtudomanyi Intezet es Filmarchivum film archive; and in the Gosfilmofond film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Americans (Abroad) - Asians - China: Shanghai - Chinese - Crime: Smuggling (Drug) - Criminals - Drugs: Opium - Engineers: Mining - Fires - Marriages

Listing updated: 16 February 2010.

References: Edmonds-BigU pp. 113, 114; Hirschhorn-Universal pp. 42, 43 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

 
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