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(1925) American
B&W : Eight reels / 8050 feet
Directed by John Ford

Cast: Jay Hunt [‘Lightnin’ Bill Jones], Madge Bellamy [Millie], Edythe Chapman [Mother Jones], Wallace MacDonald [John Marvin], J. Farrell MacDonald [Judge Townsend], Ethel Clayton [Margaret Davis], James Marcus [sheriff], Otis Harlan [Zeb], Brandon Hurst [Hammond], Richard Travers [Raymond Thomas], Peter Mazutis [Oscar]

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Produced by William Fox. Scenario by Frances Marion, from the play Lightnin’ by Winchell Smith and Frank Bacon. Assistant director, Edward O’Fearna. Cinematography by Joseph H. August. Presented by William Fox. / © 26 July 1925 by Fox Film Corporation [LP21685]. Released [?] 26 July or 23 August? 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The play was subsequently filmed as Lightnin’ (1930).


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 29 March 2009.

References: Drew-Speaking pp. 12, 274; Everson-American p. 182n; FilmYearBook-1926 p. 45; Gallagher-Ford p. 104; Sinclair-Ford p. 235 : Website-AFI.

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