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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1923 film)

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Genre  Drama
Production  Famous Players-Lasky
Cast  Mary Miles Minter
Language  Silent
Director  Charles Maigne
Story by  John Fox, Jr.
Cinematography  James Wong Howe
Country  United States
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine 1936 film Wikipedia

Release date  April 15, 1923 (1923-04-15)
Based on  The Trial of Lonesome Pine  by John Fox, Jr.
Writer  John Fox Jr. (novel), Will M. Ritchey (adaptation), Will M. Ritchey (screenplay), Eugene Walter (play)
Similar movies  The Blue Bird (1918), Hud (1963), The Rose Tattoo (1955), Viva Villa! (1934)

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine was a 1923 American silent drama film directed by Charles Maigne. Based on the play and novel of the same name, the film starred Mary Miles Minter in her final film role. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine film is now considered lost. Three other adaptions exist, including earlier 1914 and 1916 silent versions as well as a 1936, all color and sound film.

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The trail of the lonesome pine 1936 film


Cast

  • Mary Miles Minter as June Tolliver
  • Antonio Moreno as John Hale
  • Ernest Torrence as 'Devil' Jud Tolliver
  • Ed Brady as 'Bad' Rufe Tolliver (as Edwin J. Brady)
  • Frances Warner as Ann
  • J. S. Stembridge as Buck Falin
  • Cullen Tate as Dave Tolliver
  • Production

    The Trail of the Lonesome Pine was the second film on which cinematographer James Wong Howe earned his reputation leading him to become one of the most sought cinematographer of the era. Listed as first camera, essentially, Howe was considered the director of photography. Specifically, Howe made Mary Miles Minter's blue eyes register on orthochromatic film with a filter. With the success evident in Howe's work, especially in lighting, "every blue-eyed actor and actress wanted him as their photographer.

    Other adaptions

    The novel was first adapted for the screen in 1914, and starred Dixie Compton. In 1916, a second adaptation, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was released. The novel was adapted for the fourth time in 1936, and stars Sylvia Sidney and Fred MacMurray.

    References

    The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1923 film) Wikipedia
    The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1923 film) IMDb