||Alma Bennett, Tom Mix and Tony.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Three Jumps Ahead
B&W : Five reels / 4854 feet
Directed by Jack Ford (John Ford)
Cast: Tom Mix [?] [Steve McLean, Boone McLean or Steve Clancy]?, Alma Bennett [?] [Annie Darrell, Anna Darrell or Ann Darrell]?, Edward Piel [?] [Buck Taggitt or Buck Taggert]?, Joe Girard (Joseph Girard) [John Darrell, Annie’s father], Virginia True Boardman [Mrs. Darrell], Margaret Joslin [?] [Juliet or Alicia]?, Harry Todd [?] [Lige McLean or Cicero]?, [?] Frankie Forde or Frank Forde? [Ben McLean], Francis Ford [Virgil], Buster Gardner [Brutus], Tony the horse
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Produced by William Fox. Scenario by John Ford. Cinematography by Dan Clark. Presented by William Fox. / © 25 March 1923 by William Fox [LP19147]. Released 25 March 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Working title: The Hostage. Robert Birchard indicates that Frankie Forde is not the same as Francis Ford.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Animals: Horses - Crime: Kidnapping - Criminals: Gangs - Hostages
Listing updated: 18 October 2007.
References: Gallagher-Ford p. 30; Norris-Mix pp. 174-175; Sherwood-Best p. 191; Sinclair-Ford pp. 32, 234 : ClasIm-225 p. C8 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.