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  Lon Chaney (top) and William S. Hart.
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Riddle Gawne
(1918) American
B&W : Five reels / 4757 feet
Directed by William S. Hart

Cast: William S. Hart [Jefferson ‘Riddle’ Gawne], Katherine MacDonald [Kathleen Harkness], Lon Chaney [Hame Bozzam], Gretchen Lederer [Blanche Dillon], Gertrude Short [Jane Gawne], Leon Kent [Jess Cass], Milton Ross [Sheriff Reb Butler], E.B. Tilton [Colonel Harkness], George Field [‘Nigger’ Paisley]

William S. Hart Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [An Artcraft Picture]. / Production supervision (produced) by Thomas H. Ince. Scenario by Charles Alden Seltzer, from the novel The Vengeance of Jefferson Gawne by Charles Alden Seltzer. Art direction by G. Harold Percival. Assistant director, Lambert Hillyer. Cinematography by Joe August (Joseph H. August). Presented by Thomas H. Ince. / © 3 August 1918. Released 19 August 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Chaney’s first film after leaving Universal (the first time).

Drama: Western.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost : Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [incomplete (approximately one reel — a print previously held by Gosfilmofond film archive in Russia)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 4 May 2008.

References: Blake-Films pp. xv, xvii; Edmonds-BigU pp. 96, 120; Fell-History p. 86; Koszarski-Hart pp. 94-96; Spehr-American p. 100; Vermilye-Twenties p. 129; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

 
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