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This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
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| Henry B. Walthall and Mary Pickford.
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B&W : One reel / 995 feet
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cast: Mary Pickford [Ramona], Henry B. Walthall [Alessandro], Kate Bruce [Ramona’s stepmother], Francis J. Grandon [Felipe, Ramona’s stepbrother], W. Chrystie Miller, Charles H. West [native American man in chapel], Dorothy West, Frank Opperman, Gertrude Claire, Mack Sennett [the first white persecutor]
Biograph Company production; distributed by Biograph Company. / From the novel Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 26 May 1910 by Biograph Company [J141683]. Released 23 May 1910. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Subtitle: A Story of the White Man’s Injustice to the Indian. The production was shot in southern California.
Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive (American Film Institute / Mary Pickford collection) [35mm positive]; and in the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education film collection [35mm duplicate negative, 35mm duplicate positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Native Americans - USA: California: Ventura County
Listing updated: 15 October 2011.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.3636; Barry-Griffith pp. 14, 42; Blum-Silent p. 19; Brownlow-Parade p. 23; Everson-American pp. 86c, 368; Eyman-Pickford p. 325; Fell-History pp. 56, 62; Robinson-Palace p. 116; Sklar-Movie p. 57; Spehr-American p. 3 : Website-AFI; Website-Pickford.
Home video: DVD.