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The Great K & A Train Robbery
B&W : Five reels / 4800 feet
Directed by Lewis Seiler
Cast: Tom Mix [Tom Gordon], Dorothy Dwan [Madge Cullen], William Walling [Eugene Cullen], Harry Grippe [DeLuxe Harry], Carl Miller [Burton], Edward Piel [the bandit leader], Curtis McHenry [Cullen’s butler], Tony the horse
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Produced by William Fox. Scenario by John Stone, from the novel The Great K & A Train Robbery by Paul L. Ford. Assistant director, Wynn Mace. Cinematography by Dan Clark. Presented by William Fox. / © 5 October 1926 by Fox Film Corporation [LP23193]. Released 17 October 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Some location photography was shot in Royal Gorge, Colorado.
Survival status: Prints exist in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive; in the film holdings of EmGee Film Library [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Animals: Horses - Crime: Robbery (Train) - Criminals: Bandits - Railroads - Transportation: Trains - USA: Colorado: Royal Gorge - Weapons: Guns
Listing updated: 24 June 2009.
References: Everson-American p. 251; Limbacher-Feature p. 98; Maltin-Guide p. 500; Norris-Mix p. 185; Sweeney-Coming p. 105 : ClasIm-301 p. 10 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Edward Slonina.
Home video: DVD.