A modern musketeer

D'Artagnan of Kansas

Directed by: Allan Dwan, USA, 1917

USA, 1917
Szenenphoto aus A modern musketeer, © Artcraft Pictures Corporation, Fairbanks Pictures Corporation

Cast and Credits

Production Artcraft Pictures Corporation
Douglas Fairbanks Pictures Corporation
Distribution Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Producer Douglas Fairbanks
Director Allan Dwan
Scenario Allan Dwan
Based on Eugene P. Lyle [D'Artagnan of Kansas]
Director of Photography Hugh McClung
Victor Fleming
Victor Fleming
Camera Assistant Glen MacWilliams [Assistant cinematographer (not credited)]
Editor William Shea [(not credited)]
Allan Dwan [Supervising editor (not credited)]
Cast Douglas Fairbanks [Ned Thacker / D'Artagnan]
Marjorie Daw [Dorothy Moran / Elsie Dodge]
Kathleen Kirkham [Mrs. Moran / Mrs. Dodge]
Eugene Ormonde [Raymond Vandeteer / Forrest Vandeteer]
Edythe Chapman [Mrs. Thacker]
Frank Campeau [Indian Guide / Chin-de-dah]
Tully Marshall [Phillip Marden / James Brown]
Jim Mason [Bandit (not credited)]
ZaSu Pitts [A Kansas Belle (not credited)]
Charles Stevens [Indian (not credited)]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,Length: 67 minutes, 5000 feet, 5 reels
Sound System: silent
First Screening: December 30, 1917 in USA
US Copyright: December 26, 1917 - ©LP.11871
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: Cinémathèque Royale de Belgique (Bruxelles), Det Danske Filminstitut (København), Museum of Modern Art (New York)]

Synopsis in German
Unter dem Eindruck der Lieblingslektüre seiner Mutter träumt Ned davon, ebenso ritterlich wie d'Artagnan zu sein. Ned verliebt sich in eine junge Frau, der ein bejahrter Millionär den Hof macht.

Reviews in German: Douglas Fairbanks als moderner Musketier aus Kansas, dem Land der echten Wirbelströme: inspiriert von den Abenteuern des d'Artagnan befreit der moderne Kavalier die Frau seiner Träume aus den Fängen einer verbrecherischen Rothaut und dem Liebeswerben seines reichen Rivalen. Virtuos (lhg 2002)

General Information

A modern musketeer is a motion picture produced in the year 1917 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Allan Dwan, with Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Kathleen Kirkham, Eugene Ormonde, Edythe Chapman, in the leading parts.

Bibliography - Exhibitor's Trade Review, 5 January 1918, pg 424.
- Exhibitor's Trade Review, 12 January 1918, pg 520.
- Exhibitor's Trade Review, 2 February 1920, pg 713.
- The Motion Picture News, 4 August 1917, pg 811.
- The Motion Picture News, 12 June 1920, pg 4857.
- The Moving Picture World, 29 December 1917, pg 1996.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 22 December 1917, pg 40.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 29 December 1917, pg 26.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 19 January 1918, pg 23.
- New York Times, 31 December 1917, pg 5.
- Variety, 4 January 1918, pg 40.
- Wid's Film Daily, 3 January 1918 p, pg 840-41.
- Locarno, Festival Katalog 2002
- Catalogo Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna 2013, pg 193f

Unter anderem wurde der Film bei folgenden Filmfestivals aufgeführt:

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