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One Glorious Day
Also known as [The Melancholy Spirit]
B&W : Five reels / 5100 feet
Directed by James Cruze
Cast: Will Rogers [Professor Ezra Botts], Lila Lee [Molly McIntyre], Alan Hale [Ben Wadley], John Fox (Johnny Fox) [‘Ek’], George Nichols [Pat Curran], Emily Rait [Mrs. McIntyre], Calrence Burton [Bert Snead], Knute Erickson
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Walter Woods, from a screen story by [?] James Cruze and/or Walter Woods? and A.B. Barringer (Barry Barringer). Production supervised by Frank E. Woods. Cinematography by Karl Brown. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 31 January 1922 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP17509]. Released 5 February 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Originally planned for Roscoe Arbuckle before the Virginia Rappé death scandal (under the working title The Melancholy Spirit); Paramount then assigned the film to Will Rogers under the working title, Ek, a Fighting Soul. [?] Website-IMDb lists the release date as 29 January 1922.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost : A nitrate print of the film may survive in a European film archive.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 16 October 2011.
References: Bardèche-History p. 210; Dardis-Keaton p. 80; Edmonds-Arbuckle pp. 136-137, 178, 224, 269; Everson-American p. 323; Marrero-Vintage p. 4; Weaver-Twenty p. 309 : Screenland-192204 p. 8 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.