The Outcasts of Poker Flats
B&W : Six reels / 5645 feet
Directed by Jack Ford (John Ford)
Cast: Harry Carey [Square Shootin’ Lanyon/John Oakhurst], Gloria Hope [Ruth Watson/the girl], Cullen Landis [Billy Lanyon/Tommy Oakhurst], Joseph Harris [Ned Stratton], J. Farrell MacDonald, Frank Capra [steamboat longshoreman]
Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [A Universal Special Attraction]. / Produced by P.A. Powers. Scenario by H. Tipton Steck, from the stories “The Outcasts of Poker Flats” and “The Luck of Roaring Camp” by Bret Harte. Art direction by Wilson Silsby. Cinematography by John Brown (John W. Brown). Presented by P.A. Powers (Pat Powers). / © 1 July 1919 by Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP13910]. Released 7 July 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Some location photography was taken near Truckee, California.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3311, and in Hirschhorn-Universal p. 33.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Death: Suicide - Fires - Gamblers - Love triangles - Snow - USA: Arizona - USA: California: Truckee
Listing updated: 11 July 2006.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3311; Everson-American p. 370; Fell-History p. 92; Gallagher-Ford p. 25; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 14, 33; Jewell-RKO p. 106; McBride-Capra p. 717; Sinclair-Ford pp. 24, 232 : ClasIm-240 p. 43 : Website-AFI.