The Mating Call
B&W : Seven reels / 6352 feet
Directed by James Cruze
Cast: Thomas Meighan [Leslie Hatton], Evelyn Brent [Rose Henderson], Renée Adorée [Catherine], Alan Roscoe [Lon Henderson], Gardner James [Marvin Swallow], Helen Foster [Jessie], Luke Cosgrave [Judge Peebles], Cyril Chadwick [Anderson], Will R. Walling, Delmer Daves
The Caddo Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Howard Hughes. Scenario by Walter Woods, from the novel The Mating Call by Rex Beach. Song “The Mating Call” by Frances Ring and Martin Roones (music and lyrics). Cinematography by Ira H. Morgan. Intertitles by Herman J. Mankiewicz. Edited by Walter Woods. Presented by Howard Hughes. / © 4 September 1928 by The Caddo Company, Incorporated [LP25596]. Released 21 July 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Silent film.
Survival status: Print exists in the University of Nevada Las Vegas Film Department film archive (Howard Hughes collection).
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Authors: Rex Beach (1877-1949) - Crime: Murder - Death: Murder - Ku Klux Klan - Law: Judges
Listing updated: 4 October 2014.
References: McCaffrey-Guide p. 19; Pitts-Hollywood p. 45; Weaver-Twenty p. 28 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.