Cameo Kirby (1923)

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    • Cameo Kirby (1923)

      CAMEO KIRBY
      DIRECTED BY JOHN FORD
      FOX FILM CORPORATION


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      INFORMATION FROM IMDb

      Plot Summary
      Wrongfully blamed for the death of Col. John Randall, Cameo Kirby (Gilbert)
      must find the true villain and clear his name before
      he can declare his love for Adele (Olmstead), the dead man's daughter.
      Written by Ben Model

      Cast
      John Gilbert ...Cameo Kirby
      Gertrude Olmstead ...Adele Randall
      Alan Hale ...Colonel Moreau
      Eric Mayne ...Colonel Randall
      W.E. Lawrence ...Tom Randall (as William E. Lawrence)
      Richard Tucker ...Cousin Aaron Randall
      Phillips Smalley ...Judge Playdell
      Jack McDonald ...Larkin Bunce
      Jean Arthur ...Ann Playdell
      Eugenie Forde ...Madame Davezac
      Frank Baker ...(uncredited)
      Ken Maynard ... (uncredited)
      George Reed ... Croup (uncredited)
      Ynez Seabury ... (uncredited)

      Directed
      John Ford

      Writing Credits
      Robert N. Lee ... (writer)
      Booth Tarkington ... (play)
      Harry Leon Wilson ... (play)

      Cinematography
      George Schneiderman

      Other crew
      William Fox ... presenter

      Trivia
      Film debut of Jean Arthur.

      The first film in which director John Ford was billed under that name.
      Previously he had been billed as "Jack Ford".
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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    • Cameo Kirby (1923)

      Cameo Kirby is a 1923 American silent drama film directed by John Ford
      which starred John Gilbert and Gertrude Olmstead
      and featured Jean Arthur in her onscreen debut.

      Alan Hale also appears in this movie and
      Ken Maynard, although uncredited

      It was Ford's first film credited as John Ford instead of Jack Ford.
      It was based on a play by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson.

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      The story had been filmed as a silent before in 1915 with Dustin Farnum,
      who had originated the role on Broadway in 1909.
      The film was remade as a talking musical film in 1930.

      Prints of the film exist in the UCLA Film and Television Archive
      and at the Cinemateca Portuguesa (Portuguese Film Archive), in Lisbon
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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