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The Great Mail Robbery
(1927) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6504 feet
Directed by George B. Seitz

Cast: Theodore von Eltz [Lieutenant Donald Macready], Frank Nelson [Sergeant Bill Smith], Jeanne Morgan [Laura Phelps], Lee Shumway [Philip Howard], De Witt Jennings (DeWitt Jennings) [Captain Davis], Cora Williams [Mrs. Davis], Nelson McDowell [the sheriff], Charles Hill Mailes [Stephen Phelps], Yvonne Howell [Sally]

R-C Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Film Booking Offices of America, Incorporated [FBO]. / Scenario by Peter Milne, from a screen story by Peter Milne. Assistant director, Ray McCarey. Cinematography by Joe Walker (Joseph Walker). Presented by Joseph P. Kennedy. / © 19 June 1927 by R-C Pictures Corporation [LP24186]. Premiered 19 July 1927 in New York, New York. Released 15 August 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.


Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 19 November 2009.

References: Farmer-Broken p. ? : Website-AFI.

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