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The Scarlet Drop
Also known as [Civil War Days]
(1918) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Jack Ford (John Ford)

Cast: Harry Carey [?] [‘Kaintuck’ Cass or ‘Kaintuck’ Harry Ridge]?, Molly Malone [Molly Calvert], Vester Pegg [Marley Calvert], Betty Schade [Betty Calvert], M.K. Wilson [Graham Lyons], Martha Mattox [‘Mammy’], Steve Clemento [Buck]

The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [A Universal Special Attraction]. / Scenario by George Hively, from a screen story by Jack Ford (John Ford). Cinematography by Ben Reynolds. / © 1 April 1918 by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP12265]. Released 22 April 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama: Western.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3874.

Survival status: Print exists in the Getty Images Archive Films film archive [incomplete 35mm nitrate positive (approximately 32 minutes of footage)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Crime: Rape (Attempted) - Greed - History: USA: American Civil War: 1861-1865 - Medical: Wounds (Gunshot) - Law: Enforcement: Police: Sheriffs - Mines - Moonshiners - Rescues - Revenge - Riots

Listing updated: 26 January 2015.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3874; Braff-Universal n. 6967; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 30; Sinclair-Ford p. 230 : ClasIm-240 p. 47 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by John Leifert.

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