The Call of the East

Directed by: George Melford, , USA, 1917

  • Genre: Drama,
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Cast and Credits

Production Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company Distributors
Distribution Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Producer Jesse L. Lasky
Director George Melford [(as George H. Melford)]
Assistant Director Roy Marshall
Scenario Beulah Marie Dix
Story Beulah Marie Dix
Director of Photography Percy Hilburn
Art Director Wilfred Buckland
Max Parker
Cast Sessue Hayakawa [Arai Takada]
Tsuru Aoki [O'Mitsu, His Sister]
Jack Holt [Alan Hepburn]
Margaret Loomis [Sheila Hepburn]
James Cruze [Janzo]
Ernest Joy [Col. Bassett]
Guy Oliver [Cadger]
Jane Wolfe [Yuri (as Jane Wolff]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,, 5000 feet, 5 reels
Sound System: silent
First Screening: October 15, 1917 in USA
US Copyright: September 27, 1917 - ©LP.11468
Survival Status: No holdings located in archives

General Information

The Call of the East is a motion picture produced in the year 1917 as a USA production. The Film was directed by George Melford, with Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Jack Holt, Margaret Loomis, James Cruze, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of The Call of the East available.



Bibliography - Motography, 3 November 1917 , pg 941.
- The Moving Picture World, 3 November 1917 , pg 707, 756
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 6 October 1917 , pg 13.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 27 October 1917 , pg 20.
- Wid's Film Daily, 29 November 1917 , pg 768.

References in Databases
American Film Institute Nr. 1895
American Silent Feature Film Database Nr. 4130
IMDb - International Movie Data Base Nr. tt0007768
KinoTV Database Nr. 42553
Turner Classic Movies Database Nr. 492593
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