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B&W : [?] Five or Six? reels
Directed by Jack Ford (John Ford)
Cast: Harry Carey [Cheyenne Harry], J. Farrell MacDonald [Tom ‘Placer’ McGraw], Joe Harris [Tom Gibbons], Ted Brooks [Tony Garcia], Winifred Westover [Ruby Merril], Charles Lemoyne [Sheriff Cushing], Tom Gribbon, [?] David Kirby [‘Bruiser’ Kelly]?
The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Produced by [?] P.A. Powers (Pat Powers)? Scenario by H. Tipton Steck, from the novel The Three Godfathers by Peter Bernard Kyne. Cinematography by John W. Brown. Edited by Frank Lawrence and Frank Atkinson. / © 8 January 1920 by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP14630]. Released 21 December 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / A remake of The Three Godfathers (1916); predates Ford’s later sound version Three Godfathers, with John Wayne.
Synopsis: Synopses available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2824, and in Hirschhorn-Universal p. 35.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Children: Babies, Infants - Criminals: Fugitives, Outlaws - Death - Deserts - Law: Enforcement: Police: Sheriffs
Listing updated: 10 September 2008.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.2824; Edmonds-BigU p. 104; Gallagher-Ford p. 242; Hirschhorn-Universal pp. 35, 67; Sinclair-Ford pp. 24, 232 : Website-AFI.