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Through the Dark
B&W : Eight reels / 7999 feet
Directed by George Hill
Cast: Colleen Moore [Mary McGinn], Forrest Stanley [Boston Blackie], Margaret Seddon [Mother McGinn], Hobart Bosworth [the warden], George Cooper [‘Travel’], Edward Phillips [the ‘Glad Rags’ kid], Wade Boteler [Detective O’Leary], Tom Bates [Sandy], Carmelita Geraghty [Ethel Grayson]
Cosmopolitan Corporation production; distributed by Goldwyn-Cosmopolitan Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Frances Marion, from the short story “The Daughter of Mother McGinn” by Jack Boyle. Set design by Joseph Urban. Cinematography by L. William O’Connell and Allen Siegler. Art titles (intertitles artwork) by Oscar C. Buchheister. / © 6 January 1924 by Cosmopolitan Corporation [LP19917]. Released 6 January 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was banned by the British Board of Film Censors in 1924.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [incomplete 35mm positive (reels 1-6 only).
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 27 May 2012.
References: Drew-Speaking p. 282; Robertson-British p. 186; Steinbrunner-Encyclopedia p. 40 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Manish Patwari.