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The Flaming Frontier
(1926) American
B&W : Nine reels / 8828 feet
Directed by Edward Sedgwick

Cast: Hoot Gibson [Bob Langdon], Anne Cornwall [Betty Stanwood], Dustin Farnum [General George Armstrong Custer], Ward Crane [Sam Belden], Kathleen Key [Lucretia], Eddie Gribbon [Jonesy], Joe Bonomo [‘Rain in the Face’], Harry Todd [‘California’ Joe], Harold Goodwin [Lawrence Stanwood], George Fawcett [Senator Stanwood], Noble Johnson [Sitting Bull], Charles K. French [Senator Hargess], William Steele [Penfield], Walter Rogers [President Ulysses S. Grant], Ed Wilson [Grant’s secretary]

Universal Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation [Universal-Jewel]. / Scenario by Edward J. Montagne and Charles Kenyon, from an adaptation by Raymond L. Schrock of a screen story by Edward Sedgwick. Technical advisor, Colonel George L. Byram. Cinematography by Virgil Miller. / Released 12 September 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama: Western.

Survival status: Print exists [incomplete (approximately half of the film has survived and was found in France)].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: History: USA: Battle of Little Big Horn (1876) - Native Americans: Sitting Bull - People: Military: General George Armstrong Custer - Presidents: USA: Ulysses S. Grant - USA

Listing updated: 20 July 2009.

References: Everson-American p. 256; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 53; Pitts-Hollywood pp. 100, 135; Thompson-Lost pp. xix, 131 : ClasIm-204 p. 33; ClasIm-224 p. 55 : with additional information provided by Frank Thompson.

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