The Great Divide (1925 film)
|The Great Divide|
|Directed by||Reginald Barker|
|Written by||Benjamin Glazer and Waldemar Young|
|Based on||The Great Divide|
by William Vaughn Moody
|Cinematography||Percy Hilburn (*French)|
|80 minutes ; 7,811 feet|
The Great Divide is a 1925 silent drama film produced and distributed by MGM and directed by Reginald Barker. The film stars Alice Terry, Conway Tearle and Wallace Beery. It is based on the William Vaughn Moody play, being the second of three film adaptations. The play had been made famous on the 1906 Broadway stage with Margaret Anglin, Henry Miller, Laura Hope Crews and a pre-Griffith Henry B. Walthall in the principal parts.
Ruth Jordan is a gentlewoman rescued from a fate worse than death by Stephen Ghent—facing Dutch, the nastiest man in the West.
- Alice Terry - Ruth Jordan
- Conway Tearle - Stephen Ghent
- Wallace Beery - Dutch
- Huntley Gordon - Philip Jordan (as Huntly Gordon)
- Allan Forrest - Dr. Winthrop Newbury
- George Cooper - Shorty
- ZaSu Pitts - Polly Jordan
- William Orlamond - Lon
The film made a profit of $115,000.
- H. Mark Glancy, 'MGM Film Grosses, 1924-28: The Eddie Mannix Ledger', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 12 No. 2 1992 p127-144 at p129
- 1906 Broadway Premiere of The Great Divide, at IBDb.com
- The Great Divide at silentera.com database
- The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Great Divide 1925
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