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Quincy Adams Sawyer
B&W : Eight reels / 7895 feet
Directed by Clarence G. Badger (Clarence Badger)
Cast: John Bowers [Quincy Adams Sawyer], Blanche Sweet [Alice Pettengill], Lon Chaney [Obadiah Strout], Barbara La Marr [Lindy Putnam], Elmo Lincoln [Abner Stiles], Louise Fazenda [Mandy Skinner], Joseph Dowling [Nathaniel Sawyer], Claire McDowell [Mrs. Putnam], Edward Connelly [Deacon Pettengill], June Elvidge [Betsy Ann Ross], Victor Potel [Hiram Maxwell], Gale Henry [Samanthey], Hank Mann [Ben Bates], Kate Lester [Mrs. Sawyer], Billy Franey [Bob Wood], Taylor Graves [Cobb twin], Harry Depp [Cobb twin], Andrew Arbuckle
Sawyer-Lubin Productions production; distributed by Metro Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Bernard McConville, from the adapation by Bernard McConville of the novel Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason’s Corner Folks by Charles Felton Pidgin. Cinematography by Rudolph Bergquist. / © 29 December 1922 by Sawyer-Lubin Productions [LP18554]. Premiered circa 27 November 1922 in Washington, D.C., and in Baltimore, Maryland. Released 4 December 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was rereleased in the USA by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation in 1927.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 16 October 2011.
References: Drew-Speaking p. 287; Sherwood-Best p. 184; Weaver-Twenty p. 77 : ClasIm-220 p. 43; ClasIm-224 p. 11 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Jon C. Mirsalis.