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Director  John Emerson
Screenplay  Anita Loos
Country  United States
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Cinematography  Victor Fleming
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The Americano (1916 film) movie poster

Cast  Douglas Fairbanks (Blaze Derringer), Alma Rubens (Juana de Castalar), Spottiswoode Aitken (Presidente de Castalar)
Language  SilentEnglish intertitles
Release date  December 24, 1916 (1916-12-24) (original release)August 21, 1923 (1923-08-21) (re-release)
Based on  Blaze Derringer by Eugene P. Lyle, Jr.
Writer  John Emerson (scenario), Anita Loos (scenario), Eugene P. Lyle Jr. (novel)
Similar movies  Douglas Fairbanks appears in The Americano and The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

The Americano is a 1916 American silent adventure/romantic comedy film directed by John Emerson and stars Douglas Fairbanks in his last production for Triangle Film Corporation. Based on the novel Blaze Derringer, by Eugene P. Lyle, Jr., the scenario was written by John Emerson and Anita Loos who also wrote the film's intertitles. The film was re-released by S.A. Lynch Enterprises on August 21, 1923. Three 16mm prints and one 8mm print of the film still exists. Set in a fictional South American country of Paragonia, it has been described as one of a group of films that supported United States imperialism by providing support to the idea of manifest destiny.

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Cast

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  • Douglas Fairbanks as Blaze Derringer
  • Alma Rubens as Juana de Castille
  • Spottiswoode Aitken as Presidente de Castille
  • Carl Stockdale as Salsa Espada
  • Tote Du Crow as Alberto de Castille
  • Charles Stevens as Colonel Gargaras
  • Mildred Harris as Stenographer
  • Lillian Langdon as Senora de Castille
  • References

    The Americano (1916 film) Wikipedia
    The Americano (1916 film) IMDb The Americano (1916 film) themoviedb.org