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  Lon Chaney (right).
Photograph: courtesy Jon Mirsalis at
The Tragedy of
Whispering Creek

(1914) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by Allan Dwan

Cast: Pauline Bush [the orphan], William C. Dowlan [Bashful Bill], Murdock MacQuarrie [the stranger], Lon Chaney [the greaser], George Cooper [the kid], Mary Ruby [the kid’s sweetheart], Doc Crane [a prospector], William Lloyd [a prospector], John Burton [a prospector]

New York Motion Picture Company production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [101-Bison]. / Scenario by Lon Chaney, from a screen story by Elliot J. Clawson. Cinematography by Lee Bartholomew. / Released 2 May 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama: Western.

Survival status: Print exists in the Deutsche Kinematek film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Mexicans

Listing updated: 8 September 2014.

References: Edmonds-BigU p. 41; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 12; Spehr-American p. 100; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : Website-Chaney; Website-IMDb.

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