Also known as Naked Hands in the USA
B&W : Six reels
Directed by Gilbert M. Anderson
Cast: Broncho Billy Anderson (Gilbert M. Anderson) [Billy Adair], Ruth Saville [Edith Adair], Rodney Hildebrand [Arthur Stanton], Robert McKenzie, Harry Todd, Lee Willard, Tom Crizer (Thomas J. Crizer), Bill Cato, Darr Wittenmyer], Henry Youngman, Ella McKenzie, Fritz Wintermeier (Fred Windermere), Helen Dolan, Belle Mitchell, Eddie Fries
[?] Essanay Film Manufacturing Company or The Modern Method Producing Company? production; distributed by V-L-S-E, Incorporated. / Produced by Gilbert M. Anderson. Scenario by Gilbert M. Anderson. / Premiered 17 February 1916 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Released 19 May 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film’s general release may have been delayed after premiere showings; the film was released in the USA on State Rights basis by Select Photoplay Company on 19 May 1917. The film was rereleased in the USA by The Modern Method Producing Company as Naked Hands in [?] 1918?
Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Film Preservation Associates (Blackhawk Films collection) [(Naked Hands rerelease version) 35mm fine-grain positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 4 July 2017.
References: Website-AFI; Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.