Marked Men (1919)

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    • Marked Men (1919)

      MARKED MEN

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


      INFORMATION FROM IMDb

      Plot Summary
      Harry ( Harry Carey ), Tony Garcia ( Ted Brooks ) and Tom Gibbons ( Joe Harris )
      escape prison and meet in the town of Trade Rat where Harry falls in love with Ruby Merril ( Winifred Westover ).
      After robbing the local bank, the three men ride into the desert where they come upon a woman and her newborn son.
      The mother, who is dying, begs the three to be the baby's godparents.
      Tony and Tom perish en route, but Harry trudges on until he reaches the nearest town
      where he finds Ruby and Sheriff Cushing ( Charles Le Moyne ) waiting for him.
      When the sheriff discovers that the dying woman was his sister, he obtains a pardon from the governor,
      thus allowing Harry, Ruby and the baby to take up a peaceful life together.

      Cast
      Harry Carey ... Cheyenne Harry
      Winifred Westover ... Ruby Merrill
      J. Farrell MacDonald ... Tom Placer McGraw
      Joe Harris ... Tom Gibbons
      Ted Brooks ... Tony Garcia
      Charles Le Moyne ... Sherriff Pete Cushing
      David Kirby ... Warden Bruiser Kelly (uncredited)

      Directed
      John Ford ... (as Jack Ford)

      Writing Credits
      Peter B. Kyne ... (story "The Three Godfathers") (as Peter Bernard Kyne)
      H. Tipton Steck ... (writer)

      Produced
      Pat Powers ... producer (as P.A. Powers) Cinematography by

      Trivia
      First movie remake.
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Marked Men (1919)

      Marked Men is a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford and starring Harry Carey.
      It is a remake of the 1916 film The Three Godfathers, which also starred Carey.
      The film is considered to be lost.

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      User Review

      Marked Men ( 1919 ) -- Lost Western Silent
      30 July 2015 | by Pamela Short (Canada)

      PAM wrote:

      Harry ( Harry Carey ), Tony Garcia ( Ted Brooks ) and Tom Gibbons ( Joe Harris ) escape prison and meet in the town of Trade Rat where Harry falls in love with Ruby Merril ( Winifred Westover ).

      After robbing the local bank, the three men ride into the desert where they come upon a woman and her newborn son. The mother, who is dying, begs the three to be the baby's godparents. Tony and Tom perish en route, but Harry trudges on until he reaches the nearest town where he finds Ruby and Sheriff Cushing ( Charles Le Moyne ) waiting for him. When the sheriff discovers that the dying woman was his sister, he obtains a pardon from the governor, thus allowing Harry, Ruby and the baby to take up a peaceful life together.

      This 1917 silent western was a remake of the 1916 film, The Three Godfathers, which also starred Harry Carey. Marked Men was directed by John Ford and produced by the Universal Film Manufacturing Company. Sadly it is now considered to be a lost silent film.
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England