The Tornado (1917)

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  • THE TORNADO


    DIRECTED BY JOHN FORD (Jack Ford)
    BISON MOTION PICTUES
    UNIVERSAL FILM MANUFACTURING COMPANY


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    Information from IMDb


    Plot Summary
    The plot revolves around disasters, gangs, and parents and children.



    Full Cast
    John Ford ... Jack Dayton (as Jack Ford)
    Jean Hathaway ... Jack's mother
    Peter Gerald ... Pendleton, banker from Rock River (as Pete Gerald)
    Elsie Thornton ... Bess, Jack's daughter
    Duke Worne ... Lesparre, the lead of Cayote gang
    John Duffy ... Slick, Jack's partner


    Stunts
    John Ford


    Writing Credits
    Grace Cunard scenario /story
    Francis Ford scenario/ story
    John Ford (as Jack Ford)

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

    Edited once, last by ethanedwards ().

  • The Tornado is a 1917 short Western film.
    It was Ford's debut film as a director.
    The film is considered to be lost


    It was also written and starred John Ford
    with the director even doing stunt work.


    The Tornado can be described as bleak and tense.
    The main genres are drama and western.
    In terms of style, The Tornado is a silent production.
    In approach, it is serious and realistic. It is located in the USA.
    Visually, The Tornado is black and white.
    Original length was either two or three reels, depending on the source,
    and run for approx 30minutes.

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England