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Nell Shipman (left) and Bert Van Tuyle.
Photograph: courtesy Boise State University Library, Nell Shipman Archive.
 
Something New
(1920) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Bert Van Tuyle + [Nell Shipman]

Cast: Nell Shipman [the writer], Bert Van Tuyle [Bill], L.M. Wells [Sid Bickley], William McCormack [Gorgez], Laddie the dog [Laddie]

Nell Shipman production. / Produced by B.F. Croghan. Scenario by Nell Shipman and Bert Van Tuyle. Cinematography by Joseph B. Walker (Joseph Walker). Presented by F.H. Croghan (Fred H. Croghan). / © 13 September 1920 by Fred H. Croghan [LU15630]. Released October 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot in the Mojave Desert, California.

Drama: Western.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4140.

Survival status: Prints exist in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive [35mm nitrate positive]; and in the National Archives of Canada film archive [35mm preservation duplicate positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Animals: Dogs, Horses - Chases - Crime: Abductions, Rape (Attempted) - Criminals: Bandits - Honeymoons - Ladders - Mexicans - Mexico - Mines: Gold - Rescues - Signage - Tobacco: Cigarettes - Torture - Transportation: Automobiles - USA: California: Mojave Desert - Weapons: Guns - Wounds - Writers: Authors

Listing updated: 4 March 2012.

References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.4140; Shipman-Silent p. 197.

Home video: DVD.

 
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