Conductor 1492

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Conductor 1492
Conductor 1492 poster.jpg
theatrical release poster
Directed byCharles Hines
Story byJohnny Hines
StarringJohnny Hines
CinematographyCharles E. Gilson
Edited byClarence Kolster
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • January 12, 1924 (1924-01-12)
Running time
7 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
Box office$334,000[1]

Conductor 1492 is a 1924 American silent comedy film directed by Charles Hines and starring Johnny Hines. It was produced and distributed by Warner Bros.[2][3]


Box Office[edit]

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $300,000 domestic and $34,000 foreign.[1]

Preservation status[edit]

Conductor 1492 film has been preserved at several archives, including the Library of Congress, George Eastman House and the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[4][5] This version has been broadcast on television and cable. A mute print was transferred onto 16mm film by Associated Artists Productions/United Artists in the 1950s, and preserved at the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research.[6]


  1. ^ a b c Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 2 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Conductor 1492
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Conductor 1492 at
  4. ^ American Film Institute Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress
  5. ^ "Conductor 1492" Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog
  6. ^ 1957 MOVIES FROM AAP Warner Bros. Features & Cartoons SALES BOOK DIRECTED AT TV

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