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Seven Keys to Baldpate
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Hugh Ford
Cast: George M. Cohan [George Washington Magee], Anna Q. Nilsson [Mary Norton], Elda Furry [Myra Thornhill], Corene Uzzell [Mrs. Rhodes], Joseph Smiley [Mayor Cargan], Armand Cortes [Lou Max], C. Warren Cook [Thomas Haydan], Purnell Pratt [John Bland], Frank Losee [Hall Bentley], Eric Hudson [Peter, the hermit], Carlton Macy [Police Chief Kennedy], Paul Everton [Langdon], Russell Bassett [Quimby]
Cohan Feature Film Corporation production; distributed by Artcraft Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Hugh Ford, from the play adaptation Seven Keys to Baldpate by George M. Cohan of the novel Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers. Cinematography by Ned Van Buren and Lewis W. Physioc. / © 1 August 1917 by Artcraft Pictures Corporation [LP11163]. Premiered 26 August 1917 in New York, New York. Released 27 October 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as Seven Keys to Baldpate (1916). The novel was subsequently filmed as Seven Keys to Baldpate (1925).
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3938.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 22 June 2010.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3938; Steinbrunner-Encyclopedia p. 27 : Website-AFI.
Home video: VHS.