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The Man from Painted Post
Also known as Fancy Jim Sherwood in the USA
(1917) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Joseph Henabery

Cast: Douglas Fairbanks [Fancy Jim Sherwood], Eileen Percy [Jane Forbes], Frank Campeau [‘Bull’ Madden], Frank Clark [Toby Madden], Herbert Standing [Warren Bronson], William Lowery [Charles Ross], Rhea Haines [Wah-na Madden], Charles Stevens [Tony Lopez], Monte Blue [Slim Carter]

Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Artcraft Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Douglas Fairbanks. Scenario by Douglas Fairbanks, from the short story “Silver Slippers” by Jackson Gregory. Assistant director, Millard Webb. Cinematography by Victor Fleming + [Harry Thorpe]. Edited by Joseph Henabery. Editorial assistant, Billy Shay. / © 24 September 1917 by Artcraft Pictures Corporation [LP11456]. Released 1 October 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Location photography was taken near Laramie, Wyoming. The film’s original title was Fancy Jim Sherwood.

Drama: Western.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2758.

Survival status: Prints exist in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive]; in the film holdings of EmGee Film Library [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Abductions - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives - Ranches - Rescues - USA: Wyoming: Laramie

Listing updated: 24 September 2013.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.2758; Bardèche-History p. 115; Limbacher-Feature p. 152 : ClasIm-225 p. C14.

Home video: DVD.

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