Pidgin Island

Directed by: Fred J. Balshofer, USA, 1916

USA, 1916
Szenenphoto aus Pidgin Island, © Yorke Film Corporation

Cast and Credits

Production Yorke Film Corporation
Distribution Metro Pictures Corporation
Director Fred J. Balshofer
Scenario Fred J. Balshofer
Richard V. Spencer
Based on Harold McGrath [Novel (as Harold MacGrath)]
Director of Photography Tony Gaudio
Cast Harold Lockwood [John Cranford]
May Allison [Diana Wynne]
Pomeroy Doc Cannon [Michael Smead (as Doc Pomeroy Cannon)]
Lester Cuneo [Donald Smead]
Lester Cuneo [Uncle Billy (as Fred Wilson)]
Yukio Aoyama [Wah Sing]
Lillian Hayward [Uncle Billy's wife]
Elijah Zerr [Lester (as Elizah Zerr)]
Virginia Lee Corbin [(uncertain or unconfirmed)]

Technical specifications
Locations or Studios: Big Sur, California, USA
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: December 25, 1916 in USA
US Copyright: January 03, 1917 - ©LP.9896
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: MGM preservation]

General Information

Pidgin Island is a motion picture produced in the year 1916 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Fred J. Balshofer, with Harold Lockwood, May Allison, Pomeroy Doc Cannon, Lester Cuneo, , in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of Pidgin Island available.

Bibliography - Exhibitor's Trade Review, 13 January 1917, pg 420.
- The Motion Picture News, 23 December 1916, pg 3973.
- The Motion Picture News, 13 January 1917, pg 272.
- The Moving Picture World, 30 December 1916, pg 1973, 2017
- The Moving Picture World, 13 January 1917, pg 244.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 16 December 1916, pg 23.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 6 January 1917, pg 28.
- Wid's Film Daily, 4 January 1917, pg 13.

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