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The Great White Trail
(1917) American
B&W : Eight reels
Directed by Leopold D. Wharton

Cast: Doris Kenyon [Prudence Carrington Ware, also known as Prudence Martling], Paul Gordon [George Ware], Louise Hotelling [Marie Ware, their daughter], Thomas Holding [Reverend Arthur Dean], Richard Bennard [Jimmie, the grocery boy], F.W. Stewart [the ‘vulture’ of the trail], Hans Robert [Charles Carrington, Prudence’s wayward brother], Edgar L. Davenport [Albert Carrington], Bessie Wharton [the lady with a basket and a dog]

Wharton, Incorporated, production; distributed on State Rights basis by [?] Wharton, Incorporated? / Produced by Leopold D. Wharton and Theodore W. Wharton. Scenario by Leopold D. Wharton, from a screen story by Leopold D. Wharton. Cinematography by Ray June and Levi Bacon. Presented by Leopold D. Wharton and Theodore W. Wharton. / Released June 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The first independent Wharton production. The film was later cut to seven reels.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1699.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 19 November 2009.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1699; Limbacher-Feature p. 99 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

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