The Heart of Maryland
B&W : Six reels / 5868 feet
Directed by Lloyd Bacon
Cast: Dolores Costello [Maryland Calvert], Jason Robards (Sr.) [Major Alan Kendrick], Warner Richmond [Captain Fulton Thorpe], Helene Costello [Nancy], Carroll Nye [Lloyd Calvert], Charles Edward Bull [Abraham Lincoln], Erville Alderson [Major General Kendrick], Paul Kruger [Tom Boone], Walter Rodgers [General Ulysses S. Grant], James Welch [General Robert E. Lee], Orpha Alba [Mammy], Myrna Loy [a mulatta], Harry Northrup (Harry S. Northrup) [General Joe Hooker], Nick Cogley [Eli Stanton; and the negro butler], Lew Short [Allan Pinkerton], Leonard Mellon [Young Stewart], Madge Hunt [Mrs. Mary Lincoln], Charles Force [Colonel Lummon], Francis Ford [Jeff Davis], Ruthy Cherrington [Mrs. Gordon, an aunt], S.D. Wilcox [General Scott]
Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated. / Scenario by Graham Baker, from the play The Heart of Maryland by David Belasco. Assistant director, Ross Lederman. Cinematography by Hal Mohr. / © 2 July 1927 by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated [LP24142]. Released 23 July 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The play was previously filmed as The Heart of Maryland (1921). / Silent film.
Drama: Historical: Civil War.
Survival status: Print exists at the Library of Congress film archive [incomplete positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: History: USA: American Civil War (1861-1865) - People: Jefferson Davis - People: Military: General Ulysses S. Grant, General Robert E. Lee - Presidents: USA: Abraham Lincoln
Listing updated: 13 January 2011.
References: AFI-F2 n. F2.2371; Pitts-Hollywood pp. 6, 16 : ClasIm-225 p. C8; ClasIm-226 p. 40 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.