Branding Broadway

Directed by: William S. Hart, USA, 1918

USA, 1918
Szenenphoto aus Branding Broadway, © Artcraft Pictures Corporation, Hart Productions, Inc


Cast and Credits

Production Artcraft Pictures Corporation
William S. Hart Productions, Inc
Producer Thomas H. Ince
Director William S. Hart
Assistant Director Robert Broadwell
Scenario C. Gardner Sullivan
Director of Photography Joseph H. August
Art Director Thomas A. Brierley
Cast William S. Hart [Robert Sands, ein Cowby]
Seena Owen [Mary Lee, eine Kellnerin]
Andrew Robson [Harrington sen.]
Arthur Shirley [Larry Harrington]
Lew Short [Dick Horn, Detektiv (as Lewis W. Short)]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,Length: 53 minutes, 4374 feet, 5 reels, 22 frames per second
Sound System: silent
First Screening: December 15, 1918 in
US Copyright: November 08, 1918 - ©LP 13042
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: Moma]
Szenenphoto aus Branding Broadway, © Artcraft Pictures Corporation, Hart Productions, Inc

Synopsis in German
William S. Hart war der grosse Westernheld des frühen amerikanischen Stummfilms, der am Ende der Filme nach gelöstem Konflikt regelmässig in die weite Landschaft davon ritt. In dem Film BRANDING BROADWAY, den das Museum of Modern Art in New York restauriert hat, begibt er sich als Cowboy nach New York und arbeitet als Bodyguard für den verzogenen Sohn eines reichen Eisenbahnmagnaten. Die sehr unterhaltsame Komödie, die Hart selbst inszeniert hat, zeigt ihn von seiner besten Seite. (Förderverein Filmkultur Bonn)

Reviews in German: «Bob Sands and some of his cowboys ride into an Arizona town to have a good time. When they find that the town has gone dry, they start to tear it wide open, but the Law and Order League is on the job and ship Bob east on the passenger train. Bob decides to keep on going, and answers an advertisement for a strong-minded man to keep the son of a railroad magnate out of mischief. Bob takes the job and has a lively time along the Great White Way, but in the end, he throws up the job and goes west with his new-found wife, tired of the artificial life.» – The Moving Picture World, 21.12.1918, p.1389, zitiert nach Giornate del cinema muto, Pordenone 2006

General Information

Branding Broadway is a motion picture produced in the year 1918 as a USA production. The Film was directed by William S. Hart, with William S. Hart, Seena Owen, Arthur Shirley, Lew Short, Andrew Robson, in the leading parts.

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