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The Scarlet Car
(1917) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Joseph de Grasse

Cast: Franklyn Farnum [Billy Winthrop], Edith Johnson [Beatrice Forbes], Lon Chaney [Paul Revere Forbes, her father], Sam de Grasse [Ernest Peabody], Howard Crampton [Cyrus Peabody], Al Filson [Samuel Winthrop], Jack Filson [Phil Hastings], William Lloyd [Jim Pettit]

Bluebird Photoplays, Incorporated, production; distributed by Bluebird Photoplays, Incorporated, through The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by William Parker, from the novel The Scarlet Car by Richard Harding Davis. Cinematography by King D. Gray. / © 4 December 1917 by Bluebird Photoplays, Incorporated [LP11780]. Released 24 December 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The novel was subsequently filmed as The Scarlet Car (1923).

Drama: Crime.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3870.

Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Banks: Tellers - Corruption - Fights - Insanity

Listing updated: 23 June 2010.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3870; Edmonds-BigU pp. 91, 94; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 27; Spehr-American p. 100; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : ClasIm-224 p. 54.

Home video: DVD.

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