A Gun Fightin' Gentleman (1919)

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  • A GUN FIGHTIN' GENTLEMAN


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

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    INFORMATION FROM IMDb


    Plot Summary
    From the Universal press book: "Cheyenne Harry", owner of the biggest cattle ranch
    in his corner of the west, is having trouble with John Merritt,
    a land-grabbing Chicago meat-packer.
    By some artifice of shrewd legal aid, Merritt manages to seize Harry's ranch
    under a bogus writ of foreclosure. Failing to get justice by his many letters to Merritt,
    "Cheyenne Harry" goes east and calls at the millionaire's mansion.
    At first, Merritt refuses to see him.
    Then, to cause amusement for his daughter, Helen, and her guests,
    he invites the "uncouth" westerner into his dining hall.
    He is sure that he will make some grave error in table deportment and afford them all a laugh.
    To the amazement of Merrit and the guests Harry's table manners are faultless.
    Then, to trick him into an embarrassing position, Merritt eats with his knife.
    Harry, realizing that it is proper for the guest to follow the example of the host,
    does likewise. He leaves the house chagrined but more determined than ever to get ...
    Written by Les Adams


    Cast
    Harry Carey ... Cheyenne Harry
    J. Barney Sherry ... John Merritt
    Kathleen O'Connor ... Helen Merritt
    Harry von Meter ... Earl of Jollywell (as Harry V. Meter)
    Lydia Yeamans Titus ... Helen's Aunt (as Lydia Titus)
    Duke R. Lee ... Buck Regan
    Joe Harris ... Seymour
    John Cook ... Old Sheriff (as Johnnie Cooke)
    Ted Brooks ... The 'Youngster'


    Directed
    John Ford ... (as Jack Ford)


    Writing Credits
    Harry Carey ... (story) and
    John Ford ... (story) (as Jack Ford)
    Hal Hoadley ... (scenario)


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


    Trivia
    Originally five reels long (some sources say six). Only three reels are known to survive.

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

    Edited 11 times, last by ethanedwards ().

  • A Gun Fightin' Gentleman is a 1919 American Western film directed by John Ford
    and starring Harry Carey.

    Because only three reels of originally five or six are known to exist,
    this film is considered a partially lost film.


    Jack Ford using once again Harry Carey as the star reprsing the role of Cheyenne Harry

    Best Wishes
    Keith
    London- England

    Edited 11 times, last by ethanedwards ().