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The Wishing Ring
(1914) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Maurice Tourneur

Cast: Vivian Martin [Sally, the parson’s daughter], Alec B. Francis [the Earl of Bateson], Chester Barnett [Giles, his son], Simeon Wiltsie [parson], Walter Morton [Mr. Annesley], John Hines (Johnny Hines) [happy boy], Gyp Williams the dog [orphaned dog]

World Film Corporation production; distributed by World Film Corporation [A Shubert Feature]. / Scenario by Maurice Tourneur, from the play The Wishing Ring by Owen Davis. Cinematography by John Van Den Broek. / © 31 October 1914 by World Film Corporation [LU3630]. Released 9 November 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Existing prints may originate from a 16mm reduction print; a 35mm blow-up negative was made from a British 16mm reduction print.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.5025.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (American Film Institute film collection).

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Gypsies - Magic - Rings - United Kingdom: England

Listing updated: 29 July 2007.

References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.5025; Everson-American pp. 60, 66-68, 69-70, 86f, 115, 118, 302, 369; Limbacher-Feature p. 278; O’Leary-Silent p. ?, Ramsaye-Million p. ?.

Home video: DVD.

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