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The Rider of the Law
Also known as [Jim of the Rangers]
B&W : Six reels / 5450 feet
Directed by Jack Ford (John Ford)
Cast: Harry Carey [Jim Kyneton], Vesta Pegg (Vester Pegg) [Nick Kyneton], Ted Brooks [‘The Kid’], Joe Harris [Buck Soutar], Jack Woods [Jack West], Duke Lee [Captain Saltire], Gloria Hope [Betty], Claire Anderson [Roseen], Jennie Lee [Mrs. Kyneton, Jim’s mother]
The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [Special Attraction]. / Scenario by H. Tipton Steck, from a screen story by G.B. Lancaster. Cinematography by John W. Brown. / © 3 October 1919 by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP14260]. Released 3 November 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3716.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Accidents: Falls (High) - Children: Orphans - Criminals: Rehabilitation - Death: Suicide - Families: Mother-son relationships - Law: Enforcement: Police: Texas Rangers - Mines: Gold - Rescues - Saloons: Saloonkeepers
Listing updated: 22 May 2012.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3716; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 33; Sinclair-Ford p. 232 : ClasIm-204 p. 56; ClasIm-220 p. 40 : Website-AFI.