The Soul Herder
|The Soul Herder|
|Directed by||John Ford|
|Written by||George Hively|
|Cinematography||Ben F. Reynolds|
|Distributed by||Universal Film Manufacturing Co.|
|Language||Silent with English intertitles|
The Soul Herder is a 1917 American silent Western film directed by John Ford, and featuring Harry Carey. The film is presumed to be lost. The film was premiered in Dayton, Ohio, on August 3, 1917.
- Harry Carey
- Molly Malone
- Hoot Gibson
- Jean Hersholt as Priest
- Fritzi Ridgeway
- Duke R. Lee
- William Steele credited as William Gettinger
- Elizabeth James as Daughter
- Vester Pegg
Like many American films of the time, The Soul Herder was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors ordered cut scenes showing the shooting of a clergyman, a man muffling a girl in a bedroom, killing a man outside a house, and the closeup of a dead man.
- "Progressive Silent Film List: The Soul Herder". Silent Era. Retrieved March 1, 2008.
- The Dayton Herald, August 3, 1917, p. 25 (subscription needed).
- "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 5 (8): 33. August 18, 1917. Retrieved December 4, 2014.
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