Riders of the Purple Sage
B&W : Six reels / 5578 feet
Directed by Lynn Reynolds
Cast: Tom Mix [Jim Lassiter], Beatrice Burnham [Millie Erne], Arthur Morrison [Frank Erne], Seesel Ann Johnson [Bess Erne, as a child], Warner Oland [Lew Walters / Judge Dyer], Fred Kohler [Tom Metzger, a henchman], Charles Newton [Joe Herd, a henchman], Joe Rickson [Dave Slack, a henchman], Mabel Ballin [Jane Withersteen], Charles Le Moyne [Richard Tull], Harold Goodwin [Bern Venters], Marion Nixon [Bess Erne], Dawn O’Day (Anne Shirley) [Fay Larkin], Wilfred Lucas [Oldring], Hank Bell [a barfly], Gary Cooper [a rider], Tony the horse
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Produced by William Fox. Scenario by Edfrid Bingham (Edfrid A. Bingham), from the novel Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey. Cinematography by Dan Clark. Presented by William Fox. / © 8 March 1925 by William Fox [LP21236]. Released 15 March 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as Riders of the Purple Sage (1918).
Survival status: Print exists in the Museum of Modern Art film archive.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Animals: Horses
Listing updated: 9 February 2011.
References: Everson-American p. 251; FilmYearBook-1926 p. 53; Limbacher-Feature p. 204; Norris-Mix p. 181; Shipman-Cinema p. 89 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.