Excuse My Dust

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Excuse My Dust
Wallace Reid in Excuse my Dust by Sam Wood Film Daily 1920.png
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Directed by Sam Wood
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written by Will M. Ritchey(scenario)
Based on "The Bear Trap" 
by Byron Morgan
Starring Wallace Reid
Cinematography Alfred Gilks
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • May 21, 1920 (1920-05-21)
Running time 5 reels; 4,330 feet
Country United States
Language Silent

Excuse My Dust is a 1920 silent film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is taken from a Saturday Evening Post short story "The Bear Trap" by Byron Morgan. Sam Wood directed Wallace Reid. Reid's young son, Wallace Jr., makes his first screen appearance here. This film is preserved in the Library of Congress.[1] [2]



  • James Gordon - Griggs
  • Jack Herbert - Oldham
  • Fred Huntley - Police Magistrate
  • Byron Morgan - unknown
  • Will M. Ritchey - unknown


  1. ^ Excuse My Dust at silentera.com
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Film: 1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c. 1988

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