His Picture in the Papers
B&W : Five reels
Directed by John Emerson
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks [Pete Prindle], Clarence Handysides [Proteus Prindle, his father], Rene Boucicault [Pansy Prindle, Pete’s sister], Jean Temple [Pearl Prindle, Pete’s sister], Charles Butler [Cassius Cadwalader], Loretta Blake [Cristine Cadwalader], Homer Hunt [Melville], Helena Ruppert [Olga], Erich von Stroheim [eyepatch thug], Nick Thompson
The Fine Arts Film Company production; distributed by Triangle Film Corporation. / Scenario by John Emerson and Anita Loos. Assistant directors, Erich von Stroheim and Emmett J. Flynn. Cinematography by George Hill. / © 7 February 1916 by Triangle Film Corporation [LP8071]. Released 13 February 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Fairbanks’s third film.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1993.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Athletes: Boxers - Crime: Stabbings - Criminals: Gangs - Families: Father-son relationships - Newspapers - Sports: Boxing - Tobacco: Cigarettes - Transportation: Trains - Vegetarians - Weapons: Knives
Listing updated: 28 April 2012.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1993; Bardèche-History p. 115; Barry-Griffith p. 49; Bohn-Light p. 84; Brownlow-Parade p. 296; Fell-History p. 85; Lahue-Triangle pp. 43, 44, 140; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 82; Limbacher-Feature p. 110; Slide-FineArts pp. 28, 51-54, 135, 146, 167 : Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.