Photograph: Silent Era
B&W : Ten reels / 9593 feet
Directed by Herbert Brenon
Cast: Betty Bronson [Peter Pan], Ernest Torrence [Captain James Hook], Mary Brian [Wendy Moira Angela Darling], Jack Murphy [John Napoleon Darling], Philippe de Lacy [Michael Nicholas Darling], Esther Ralston [Mrs. Darling], Cyril Chadwick [Mr. Darling], Virginia Brown Faire [Tinker Bell], Anna May Wong [Tiger Lily], George Ali [Nana], Maurice Murphy [Tootles], Mickey McBan [Slightly], George Crane Jr. [Curly], Winston Doty [first twin], Weston Doty [second twin], Terence McMillan [Nibs], Edward Kipling [Smee], Lewis Morrison [Gentleman Starkey], Ralph Yearsley [Italian Cecco], Ed Jones [Mullins], Percy Barbat [Noodler], Richard Frazier [Giant Blackman], Maurice Cannon [Cookson], Robert Milasch [Kelt], Charles A. Stevenson [Jukes]; [?] Tom Moore?
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Screen play (scenario) by Willis Goldbeck, from the story “Peter Pan” by James M. Barrie. Settings (set design) by Edward Smith. Fencing supervision by Henri Uytennhave. Assisted by (assistant director) Roy Pomeroy. Photographed (cinematography) by James Howe (James Wong Howe). Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / Released 29 December 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Animal impersonator George Ali probably also appeared as the crocodile. Tom Moore’s participation has not been confirmed. The film was recovered by James Card of George Eastman Museum in 1971.
Survival status: Print exists in the George Eastman Museum film archive [35mm nitrate positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Animals: Dogs - Crocodiles - Flags: Ameican - Flags: Pirate - Pirates - Planks - Ships - Weapons: Swords
Listing updated: 8 March 2011.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Best-Those pp. 56, 58; Brownlow-Parade p. 168; Card-Seductive pp. 81, 84-87, 88, 90, 94, 95, 96, 98; Drew-Speaking pp. 24, 121, 187, 194-195, 196, 284; Everson-American pp. 145, 246g, 290, 294, 295, 310v, 323; Jewell-RKO p. 24; Keylin-NYTimes p. 22; Paris-Brooks p. 97; Quirk-Swanson p. 154; Sarris-Sternberg p. 10; Shipman-Cinema p. 84; Sweeney-Coming p. 76; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 98, 151 : AmerCine-199510 pp. 97-101; ClasIm-221 p. 54; ClasIm-225 p. 58 : Documentary-Slide : Website-GEM.
Home video: DVD.