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The Warrens of Virginia
B&W : Seven reels / 6536 feet
Directed by Elmer Clifton
Cast: George Backus [General Warren], Rosemary Hill [Betty Warren], Martha Mansfield [Agatha Warren], Robert Andrews [Arthur Warren], Wilfred Lytell [Lieutenant Burton], Harlan Knight [‘Pap’], James Turfler [‘Danny’], Helen Ray Kyle [‘the little reb’], Lieutenant Wilbur J. Fox [General Ulysses S. Grant], J. Barney Sherry [General Robert E. Lee], Frank Andrews [General Griffin]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by William C. de Mille, from the play The Warrens of Virginia by William C. de Mille. Presented by William Fox. / © 8 September 1924 by Fox Film Corporation [LP20592]. Released 12 October 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Mansfield died of severe burns during the film’s production when her costume dress accidently caught fire. The play was previously filmed as The Warrens of Virginia (1915).
Drama: Historical: Civil War.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: History: USA: American Civil War (1861-1865) - People: Military: General Ulysses S. Grant, General Robert E. Lee
Listing updated: 17 May 2010.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4806; AFI-F2 n. F2.6105; Brownlow-Parade pp. 322-323; Pitts-Hollywood p. 6 : Website-AFI.