Hoodman Blind (1923)

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    • Hoodman Blind (1923)

      HOODMAN BLIND

      DIRECTED BY JOHN FORD
      FOX FILM CORPORATION


      INFORMATION FROM IMDb

      Plot Summary
      John Linden ( Marc MacDermott ) deserts his wife and daughter and goes west
      accompanied by another woman, Jessie Walton ( Regina Connelly ),
      whom he leaves after the birth of their daughter.
      He goes to South Africa and there finds wealth.
      Meanwhile, both mothers die, leaving the daughters,
      Nancy and Jessie ( Gladys Hulette ), who closely resemble each other,
      to fend separately for themselves.
      Nancy grows up and marries a fisherman; Jessie becomes a streetwalker.
      Linden tries to send money to Nancy, but it is intercepted by his lawyer,
      Mark Lezzard ( Frank Campeau ).
      Linden returns to America and is reunited with his daughters
      after a heroic rescue of Jessie from a sinking boat by Nancy's husband.

      Cast
      David Butler ... Jack Yeulette
      Gladys Hulette ... Nancy Yeulette / Jessie Walton
      Regina Connelly ... Jessie Walton (the first)
      Frank Campeau ... Mark Lezzard
      Marc McDermott ... John Linden
      Trilby Clark ... Mrs. John Linden
      Jack Walters ... Bull Yeaman
      Eddie Gribbon ... Battling Brown

      Directed
      John Ford

      Writing Credits
      Wilson Barrett ... (play)
      Henry Arthur Jones ... (play)
      Charles Kenyon ... (writer)

      Cinematography
      George Schneiderman

      Other crew
      William Fox ... presenter
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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    • Hoodman Blind (1923)

      Hoodman Blind is a 1923 American drama film directed by John Ford.
      The film is considered to be lost.

      It is a remake of a 1913 film of the same name directed by James Gordon
      and a 1916 William Farnum Fox feature titled A Man of Sorrow.

      User Review

      Tragic Loss for Silent Cinema
      26 June 2016 | by Pamela Short (Canada)

      PAMELA wrote:

      John Linden ( Marc MacDermott ) deserts his wife and daughter and goes west

      accompanied by another woman, Jessie Walton ( Regina Connelly ),
      whom he leaves after the birth of their daughter.
      He goes to South Africa and there finds wealth.
      Meanwhile, both mothers die, leaving the daughters,
      Nancy and Jessie ( Gladys Hulette ), who closely resemble each other,
      to fend separately for themselves.
      Nancy grows up and marries a fisherman; Jessie becomes a streetwalker.
      Linden tries to send money to Nancy, but it is intercepted by his lawyer,
      Mark Lezzard ( Frank Campeau ).
      Linden returns to America and is reunited with his daughters
      after a heroic rescue of Jessie from a sinking boat by Nancy's husband.

      This 1923 melodrama was based on the play Hoodman Blind by Henry Arthur Jones
      and Wilson Barrett, produced by the Fox Film Corporation,
      directed by John Ford and starred Gladys Hulette.

      Tragically, Hoodman Blind remains a lost silent film.
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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