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Ranson’s Folly
Also known as {Ransom’s Folly}
(1926) American
B&W : Eight reels / 7322 feet
Directed by Sidney Olcott

Cast: Richard Barthelmess [Lieutenant Ranson], Dorothy Mackaill [Mary Cahill], Anders Randolf [Cahill, the post trader], Pat Hartigan [Sergeant Clancy], William Norton Bailey [Lieutenant Crosby], Brooks Benedict [Lieutenant Curtis], Colonel C.C. Smith [Colonel Boland], Pauline Neff [Mrs. Boland], Billie Bennett [Mrs. Truesdale]; Frank Coffyn, Captain John S. Peters, Taylor Duncan, Jack Fowler (J.C. Fowler), E.W. Corman, Bud Pope, Forrest Seabury, Chief Eagle Wing, Chief Big Tree

Inspiration Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated [A First National Picture]. / Scenario by Lillie Hayward, from an adaptation by Lillie Hayward of the novel Ranson’s Folly by Richard Harding Davis. Technical advisor, Colonel George L. Byrum. Set design by Tec-Art Studios, Incorporated. Photographed (cinematography) by David W. Gobbett. Film cutter (edited by), Helene Warne. / Released 10 May 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama: Western.

Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 16 September 2009.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Katchmer-Eighty p. 22; Sweeney-Coming p. 93 : ClasIm-223 p. 49.

Home video: DVD.

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