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Nomads of the North
B&W : Six reels
Directed by David M. Hartford (David Hartford)
Cast: Betty Blythe [Nanette Roland], Lon Chaney [Raoul Challoner], Lewis S. Stone (Lewis Stone) [Corporal Michael O’Connor], Melbourne MacDowell [Duncan McDougall], Francis McDonald [Bucky McDougall], Spottiswood Aitken (Spottiswoode Aitken) [Andre Roland], Gordon Mullen [‘Black’ Marat], Charles A. Smily [Father Beauvais]
The James Oliver Curwood Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by [?] Hal Roach? Scenario by James Oliver Curwood and David M. Hartford (David Hartford), from the novel Nomads of the North by James Oliver Curwood. Cinematography by Walter L. Griffin. Presented by James Oliver Curwood. / © 1 March 1921 by The James Oliver Curwood Productions, Incorporated [LP16341]. Released 11 October 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3186.
Survival status: Prints exist [35mm positive and 16mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Animals: Bears, Cougars, Coyotes, Dogs, Foxes, Porcupines - Canada - Canoes - Crime: Rape (Attempted) - Fire - Handwriting - Injuries - Insects: Bees: Beehives - Letters - Police: Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Smoke - Special effects: Miniatures - Storms - Water: Rivers, Waterfalls - Weapons: Guns
Listing updated: 7 March 2007.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.3186; Bogdanovich-Dwan p. 31; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 48; Limbacher-Feature p. 175; Spehr-American p. 100; Weaver-Twenty pp. 28, 76.
Home video: DVD.