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  Dustin Farnum (center).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The Virginian
(1914) American
B&W : Five reels
Picturized (directed) by Cecil B. DeMille

Cast: Dustin Farnum [‘The Virginian’], J.W. Johnston [Steve], Sidney Deane (Sydney Deane) [Uncle Hughey], Billy Elmer (William Elmer) [Trampas], Winifred Kingston [Molly Wood], James Griswold [the stagecoach driver], H.B. Carpenter (Horace B. Carpenter) [‘Spanish Ed’], Tex Driscoll [‘Shorty’], Cecilia de Mille, Monroe Salisbury, Anita King, Hosea Steelman, Dick La Reno, Mrs. Lewis McCord

Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Cecil B. DeMille, from the play adaptation The Virginian by Kirk La Shelle and Owen Wister of the novel The Virginian by Owen Wister. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Photographed (cinematography) by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Mamie Wagner and Cecil B. DeMille. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 14 August 1914 by Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated [LU3197]. Released 7 September 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Lasky’s first release through Paramount. The film was rereleased on 29 December 1918 by [?] Famous Players-Lasky Corporation?

Drama: Western.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4748.

Survival status: Print exists in the George Eastman Museum film archive [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: USA: California: Newhall

Listing updated: 18 May 2012.

References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.4748; Bohn-Light p. 90; Everson-American p. 59; Fell-History p. 106; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 25; Lee-Not pp. 95-96 : Website-AFI; Website-GEM.

Home video: DVD.

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