||George K. Arthur (left), Bruce Guerin, Otto Matiesen and Georgia Hale.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The Salvation Hunters
B&W : Six reels / 5930 feet
Directed by Josef von Sternberg
Cast: George K. Arthur [the boy], Georgia Hale [the girl], Bruce Guerin [the child], Otto Matiesen [the man], Nellie Bly Baker [the woman], Olaf Hytten [the brute], Stuart Holmes [the gentleman]
[?] Academy Pictures or Academy Photoplays? production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by Josef von Sternberg + [George K. Arthur]. Scenario by Josef von Sternberg, from a screen story by Josef von Sternberg. Production managers, George Ruric and Robert Chapman. Cinematography by Edward Gheller. Edited by Josef von Sternberg. / © 1 March 1925 by Academy Photoplays [LP21214]. Premiered [?] 1? February 1925. Premiered circa 7 February 1925 in San Francisco, California. Released 15 February 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Von Sternberg’s first film as director. / [?] FilmYearBook-1926 p. 53 lists the release date as 8 February 1925.
Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm preservation positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: USA: California: San Pedro
Listing updated: 4 April 2015.
References: Bohn-Light p. 88; Brownlow-Parade pp. 191, 192, 194, 199, 580; Everson-American p. 291; Fell-History pp. 112, 120-121; FilmYearBook-1926 p. 53; Sarris-Sternberg pp. 8, 9, 10-12, 13, 15, 28, 34, 50, 53; Sinyard-Silent pp. 128, 129; Weinberg-Stroheim p. xiv : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.