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Paul J. Rainey’s African Hunt
Also known as [Paul J. Rainey’s Jungle Pictures], [Paul Rainey’s African Hunt]
(1912) American
B&W : Eight reels
Directed by [?] Paul J. Rainey or John C. Hemment?

Cast: Paul J. Rainey

Jungle Film Company production; distributed on State Rights basis. / Produced by Paul J. Rainey. Cinematography by John C. Hemment. / [?] Also © 22 April 1912 [J168443]? © 15 July 1912 by Carl Laemmle [MP24]. Released 14 April 1912. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was edited to five reels for its April 1912 release, indicating that the film may have been in lecture circuit circulation before then. The film was reedited with intertitles inserted and rereleased at six reels in November 1913.


Synopsis: Early expedition film of Rainey’s first filmed African excursion.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Africa

Listing updated: 16 January 2004.

References: AFI-F1 p. xv, n. F1.3381; Bohn-Light p. 370; Hirschhorn-Univ p. 11; Niver-Early p. 246; Tarbox-Lost p. 140.

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