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  Joan Crawford (center).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Winners of the Wilderness
(1927) American
Color/B&W : Seven reels / 6343 feet
Directed by W.S. Van Dyke

Cast: Tim McCoy [Colonel O’Hara], Joan Crawford [Renée Contrecoeur], Edward Connelly [General Contrecoeur], Roy D’Arcy [Captain Dumas], Louise Lorraine [Mimi], Edward Hearn [George Washington], Tom O’Brien [Timothy], Will R. Walling (William Walling) [General Braddock], Frank Currier [Governor de Vaudreuil], Lionel Belmore [Governor Dinwiddie], Chief John Big Tree [Pontiac]

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Josephine Chippo, from a screen story by John Thomas Neville. Set design by David Townsend. Costume design by Lucia Coulter. Cinematography by Clyde De Vinna. Intertitles by Marian Ainslee. Edited by Conrad A. Nervig. / © 24 January 1927 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation [LP23585]. Released 15 January 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Technicolor two-strip color process sequences. / Location photography on this film and War Paint (1926) were shot on the same location shooting trip. / Silent film.

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Color cinematography - George Washington - Native Americans - War: French and Indian War: 1754-1763

Listing updated: 18 April 2008.

References: Eames-MGM p. 30; Limbacher-Feature p. 278; Pitts-Hollywood pp. 129, 218, 295-296; Quirk-Crawford pp. 14-15, 44, 45 : ClasIm-279 p. 36 : Website-AFI.

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