Joe Roberts (left, back), Virginia Fox and Buster Keaton.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Two reels / 1960 feet
Directed by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline
Cast: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox [the Indian maiden], Joe Roberts [the Indian chief]
Comique Film Corporation production; distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Produced by Joseph M. Schenck. Scenario by Buster Keaton and Eddie Cline. Technical direction by Fred Gabourie. Cinematography by Elgin Lessley. Presented by Joseph M. Schenck. / © 17 December 1921 by Comique Film Corporation [LP17487]. Released January 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Synopsis: Buster stumbles into an angry tribe of native americans and is nearly killed before being initiated into the tribe. He then helps them fight against a group of greedy oilmen.
Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Animals: Horses - Asbestos - Bridges - Chiefs - Fire - Native Americans - Oil - Rivers - Stakes - Teepees
Listing updated: 24 September 2013.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Dardis-Keaton pp. 89, 289; Kerr-Silent pp. 129, 136, 137, 140, 150; Lahue-World p. 145; Sherwood-Best p. 121; Shipman-Cinema p. 72.
Home video: DVD.