The Mine with the Iron Door

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The Mine with the Iron Door
Directed by Sam Wood
Produced by Sol Lesser
Written by Louis D. Lighton (adaptation)
Hope Loring (adaptation)
Mary Alice Scully
Arthur F. Statter
Based on The Mine with the Iron Door 
by Harold Bell Wright
Starring Dorothy Mackaill
Pat O'Malley
Cinematography Glen MacWilliams
Distributed by Principal Pictures Corporation
Release dates
  • October 2, 1924 (1924-10-02) (United States)
Running time
80 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Mine with the Iron Door is a 1924 American silent epic Western melodrama directed by Sam Wood and produced by Sol Lesser. The film is based on the novel of the same name by American Author Harold Bell Wright published in 1923.[1]

Prints preserved in Gosfilmofond and Bois d'Arcy|France.[2]

In 1936 it was remade as a sound film The Mine with the Iron Door.


Production notes[edit]

The film was shot on location in the Tucson Arizona Valley, Oracle, Arizona, and Mt. Lemmon. While shooting the film the cast and crew stayed at the Triangle L Ranch and the Wilson Ranch (Rancho Linda Vista) outside of Oracle, Arizona off Historic US Route 80.

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