The Vanishing Pioneer
B&W : Six reels / 5834 feet
Directed by John Waters
Cast: Jack Holt [Anthony Ballard; and John Ballard], Sally Blane [June Shelby], William Powell [John Murdock] Fred Kohler [Sheriff Murdock], Guy Oliver [Mr. Shelby], Roscoe Karns [Ray Hearn], Tim Holt [John Ballard, as a boy], Marcia Manon [the apron woman]
Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by J. Walter Ruben, from the adaptation by John Goodrich and Ray Harris of a [?] short story? by Zane Grey. Cinematography by G. Edgar Schoenbaum. Intertitles by Julian Johnson. Edited by Doris Drought. / © 23 June 1928 by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation [LP25399]. Released 23 June 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Tim Holt’s film debut, his next film would be nine years later; Powell’s 33rd film. / Silent film.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 14 October 2009.
References: Quirk-Powell pp. 22, 89-90 : Website-AFI.