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  Murdock McQuarrie (left), Hoot Gibson and Molly Malone.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Sure Fire
(1921) American
B&W : Five reels / 4481 feet
Directed by Jack Ford (John Ford)

Cast: Hoot Gibson [Jeff Bransford], Molly Malone [Marian Hoffman], Breezy Eason Jr. (B. Reaves Eason Jr.) [Sonny], Harry Carter [Rufus Coulter], Fritzi Brunette [Elinor Parker], Murdock MacQuarrie (Murdock McQuarrie) [Major Parker], George Fisher [Burt Rawlings], Charles Newton [Leo Ballinger], Jack Woods [Brazos Bart], Jack Walters [Overland Kid], Joe Harris [Romero], Steve Clements [Gomez]

The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [Universal Special Attraction]. / Scenario by George C. Hull, from a screen story by Eugene Manlove Rhodes. Cinematography by Virgil Miller. / © 22 October 1921 by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP17122]. Released 7 November 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Ford’s last film for Universal.

Drama: Western.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in Hirschhorn-Universal p. 37.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Ambition (Lack) - Cowboys - Crime: Kidnapping - Criminals: Bandits, Kidnappers - Families: Sister-sister relationships - Rescues - Vagabonds

Listing updated: 30 May 2016.

References: Edmonds-BigU pp. 109, 116; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 37; Sinclair-Ford p. 233 : ClasIm-204 p. 44 : Website-AFI.

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