The Moon Riders
|Mildred Moore and Art Acord.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Serial / 36 reels
Directed by Reeves Easton (B. Reeves Eason Sr.) [?] and Albert Russell and/or Theodore Wharton?
Cast: Art Acord [Buck Ravelle], Mildred Moore [Anna Baldwin], Charles Newton [Arizona Baldwin, her father], George Field [Egbert, leader of The Moon Riders], Beatrice Dominguez [Rosa, the housekeeper’s daughter], Tote Du Crow [Warpee, the Indian chief], Albert MacQuarrie [Attorney Gant], Milburn Moranti, Duke R. Lee (Duke Lee), Ruth Royce, George A. Williams, Jay Morley, Otto Nelson, Pat Harmon, Jim Corey, Joe Hazelton, William P. Duvall, Charles Colby, Joel Day, Burt Frank, Clark Comstock, G.B. Phillips, William Moran
The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Georve Hively, Albert Russell and Theodore Wharton, from a screen story by George Hively, Karl R. Coolidge, William Pigott, Albert Russell and Theodore Wharton. Cinematography by William Edmunds (William M. Edmond) and Al Latham (Alfred H. Lathem). / 18 episodes (two reels each):  “Over the Precipice,” released 26 April 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Acord’s first serial.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 2 March 2011.
References: Katchmer-Eighty p. 6; Lahue-Continued pp. 86, 207-208, 286; Lahue-Kops p. 29; McCaffrey-Guide p. 18; Weaver-Twenty p. 27 : ClasIm-223 pp. 29, 49 : Website-IMDb; Website-SerSq.