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The Roaring Road
Also known as {The Roaring Wind}
(1919) American
B&W : Five reels / 4309 feet
Directed by James Cruze + [Frank Urson]

Cast: Wallace Reid [Walter Thomas ‘Toodles’ Waldron], Ann Little [Dorothy Ward, the cub], Theodore Roberts [J.D. Ward, ‘The Bear’], Guy Oliver [Tom Darby], Clarence Geldart (Clarence Geldert) [Fred Wheeler]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [A Paramount Picture]. / Produced by Jesse L. Lasky. Scenario by Marion Fairfax, from an adaptation by Marion Fairfax of the short stories “Junkpile Sweepstakes,” “Undertaker’s Handicap” and “Roaring Road” by Byron Morgan. Director general, Cecil B. DeMille. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Assistant director, James Barranger. Racing sequence directed by Frank Urson. Photographed (cinematography) by Frank Urson. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 29 March 1919 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP13560]. Released 27 April 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Followed by the sequel Excuse My Dust! (1920).

Comedy: Action-Romance.

Survival status: Print exists in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive [35mm preservation positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Salesmen: Automobiles - Transportation: Automobiles

Listing updated: 17 October 2014.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Bardèche-History p. 210; Carroll-Matinee p. 118; Limbacher-Feature p. 206 : Website-NFPF.

Home video: DVD.

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