||Henry B. Walthall (right).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The Face on the Barroom Floor
Also known as The Love Image in the United Kingdom
B&W : Six reels / 5787 feet
Directed by Jack Ford (John Ford)
Cast: H.B. Walthall (Henry B. Walthall) [Robert Stevens], Ruth Clifford [Marion Trevor], Walter Emerson (Ralph Emerson) [Dick Von Vleck], Frederick Sullivan [Thomas Waring], Alma Bennett [Lottie], Norval MacGregor [the governor], Michael Dark [Henry Drew], Gus Saville [fisherman]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by G. Marion Burton and Eugene B. Lewis, from the poem “The Face on the Bar Room Floor” by Hugh Antoine d’Arcy and a screen story by G. Marion Burton. Cinematography by George Schneiderman. Presented by William Fox. / © 31 December 1922 by Fox Film Corporation [LP19137]. Released 1 January 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Working title: Drink.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 14 August 2008.
References: Sherwood-Best pp. xviii, 164; Sinclair-Ford p. 234 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Tag Gallagher.