The Shepherd of the Hills
B&W : Nine reels / 8188 feet
Directed by Albert Rogell
Cast: Alec B. Francis [David Howitt, the shepherd], Molly O’Day [‘Sammy’ Lane], John Boles [Young Matt], Matthew Betz (Mathew Betz) [Wash Gibbs], Romaine Fielding [Old Matt], Otis Harlan [‘By Thunder’], Joseph Bennett [Ollie], Maurice Murphy [Little Pete], Edythe Chapman [Aunt Mollie], Carl Stockdale [Jim Lane], Marian Douglas [Maggie], John Westwood [the artist]
First National Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by [?] First National Pictures, Incorporated? / Produced by Charles R. Rogers. Scenario by Marion Jackson, from the adaptation by Marion Jackson of the novel The Shepherd of the Hills by Harold Bell Wright. Cinematography by Sol Polito. Intertitles by Dwinelle Benthall and Rufus McCosh. Edited by Hugh Bennett. Presented by Richard A. Rowland. / © 23 December 1927 by First National Pictures, Incorporated [LP24794]. Released 1 January 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as The Shepherd of the Hills (1919). / [?] Silent film?
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: USA: Arkansas
Listing updated: 6 October 2009.
References: ClasIm-221 p. 53; ClasIm-278 p. 19 : Website-AFI.