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The Road to Yesterday
B&W : Ten reels / 9980 feet
Directed by Cecil B. De Mille (Cecil B. DeMille)
Cast: Joseph Schildkraut (Josef Schildkraut) [Kenneth Paulton], Jetta Goudal [Malena Paulton], Vera Reynolds [Bess Tyrell], William Boyd [Jack Moreland], Julia Faye [Dolly Foules], Casson Ferguson [Adrian Tompkyns], Trixie Friganza [Aunt Harriett Tyrell], Clarence Burton [Hugh Armstrong], Josephine Norman [Anne Vener], Charles West [Watt Earnshaw], Junior Coghlan [the boy scout], Iron Eyes Cody [Indian], Dick Sutherland [torturer], Walter Long [man inciting crowd in burning-at-the-stake scene], Chester Morris [party attendee], Sally Rand
Cecil B. DeMille Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Producers Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Cecil B. DeMille. Scenario by Jeanie Macpherson and Beulah Marie Dix, from the play by Beulah Marie Dix and Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland. Art direction by Paul Iribe, Max Parker, Anton Grot and Mitchell Leisen. Assistant director, Frank Urson. Photographer, (cinematography by) Peverell Marley (J. Peverell Marley). Film editor, (edited by) Anne Bauchens. / © 26 October 1925 by Cinema Corporation of America [LP21944]. Released 15 November 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Drama: Romance-Science fiction.
Survival status: Prints exist in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [35mm positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives, 8mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Accidents - Reincarnation - Religion: Ministers - Science fiction: Time travel - Transportation: Trains - USA: Arizona: Grand Canyon
Listing updated: 6 March 2011.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Birchard-DeMille p. xiii; Brownlow-Parade p. 187; Everson-American pp. 214, 307; FilmDaily-1926 p. 53; Limbacher-Feature p. 206 : ClasIm-223 p. 48; ClasIm-226 p. 48 : Website-GEH.
Home video: DVD.