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This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
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The Empty Gun
B&W : Three reels
Directed by (unknown)
Cast: Franklyn Farnum, Claire McDowell, Lon Chaney, Sam de Grasse
The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [Gold Seal]. / Scenario by J. Grubb Alexander and Fred Myton. / Released 4 September 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was rereleased in the USA on 7 May 1921.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 21 May 2012.
References: Spehr-American p. 100; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : Website-IMDb.