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The Johnstown Flood
(1926) American
B&W : Six reels / 6357 feet
Directed by Irving Cummings

Cast: George O’Brien [Tom O’Day], Florence Gilbert [Gloria Hamilton], Janet Gaynor [Ann Burger], Anders Randolf [John Hamilton], Paul Nicholson [Peyton Ward], Paul Panzer [Joe Burger], George Harris [Sidney Mandel], Max Davidson [David Mandel], Walter Perry [Pat O’Day], Sid Jordan [Mullins], George Reed [the camp cook], Kay Deslys [the dance hall queen], Carol Lombard (Carole Lombard) [one of Gloria’s friends], Gary Cooper [a flood survivor], Clark Gable [man standing at a saloon bar], Florence Lawrence

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Edfrid Bingham and Robert Lord, from a screen story by Edfrid Bingham and Robert Lord. Assistant director, Charles Woolstenhulme. Cinematography by George Schneiderman. Presented by William Fox. / © 28 February 1926 by Fox Film Corporation [LP22511]. Released 28 February 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.


Survival status: Prints exist in the George Eastman Museum film archive; and in the Johnstown Flood Museum film collection.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Dams - Floods - USA: Pennsylvania: Johnstown

Listing updated: 9 February 2011.

References: Pitts-Hollywood p. 181 : ClasIm-226 p. 43 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Douglas J. Richardson.

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