B&W : Five reels
Directed by Jack Ford (John Ford)
Cast: Buck Jones [Bim], Helen Ferguson [Mary Bruce], George Stone [Bill], William Buckley [Harvey Cahill], Edwin B. Tilton (Edwin Booth Tilton) [Doctor Warren Stone], Eunice Murdock Moore [Mrs. Stone], Johnny Cookie (John J. Cooke) [the Norwalk constable], Duke R. Lee (Duke Lee) [the sheriff], Slim Padgett [outlaw], Pedro Leone [outlaw], Bert Apling [the brakeman], Ida Tenbrook [maid], Helen Field, [?] ZaSu Pitts?, [?] ? [Mr. Holt, the stationmaster], [?] ? [Mary’s aunt], [?] ? [John L. Stuyvesant, Bill’s ‘father’], [?] ? [his kidnapped son], [?] ? [the kidnapper]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation [20th Century]. / Produced by [?] William Fox? Scenario by Paul Schofield, from a screen story by E. McDermott (John McDermott). Photography (cinematography) by George Schneiderman. Presented by William Fox. / © 14 November 1920 by William Fox [LP15829]. Released 14 November 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: Bimbo. Ford’s first film for Fox.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2325.
Survival status: Print exists [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Accidents (Automobile) - Animals: Cats (Kittens), Dogs (Puppies), Horses - Birds: Chickens - Children - Crime: Embezzlement, Kidnapping, Robbery - Criminals: Embezzlers, Gangs, Thieves - Deceit - Domestics: Chauffeurs, Maids - Dreams - Escapes - Explosives - False accusations - Farms - Fights - Handcuffs - Letters - Lynch mobs - Money: Checks, Funds - Police: Arrests, Constables, Sheriffs - Religion: Churches - Rescues - Rewards - Safes - Schools: Classrooms, Students, Teachers - Small towns - Sports: Baseball - Street scenes - Suicide (Attempted) - Tobacco: Cigars, Pipes - Transportation: Automobiles, Trains - Uniforms - USA: Nebraska, Wyoming - Weapons: Guns
Listing updated: 16 December 2008.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.2325; Everson-American pp. 13, 162, 252; Gallagher-Ford p. 27; Limbacher-Feature p. 129; Rainey-Jones pp. 108-109; Sinclair-Ford p. 233 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.