The Promise

Directed by: Jay Hunt, USA, 1917

USA, 1917
Szenenphoto aus The Promise, © Yorke Film Corporation

Cast and Credits

Production Yorke Film Corporation
Distribution Metro Pictures Corporation
Producer Fred J. Balshofer [Supervisor]
Director Jay Hunt
Scenario Richard V. Spencer
Based on Richard V. Spencer [Novel]
Director of Photography Tony Gaudio [(as Antonio Gaudio)]
Cast Harold Lockwood [Bill Carmody]
May Allison [Ethel Manton]
Lester Cuneo [Buck Moncrossen]
Paul Willis [Charlie Manton]
Lillian Hayward [Mrs. Appleton]
W.H. Bainbridge [D.S. Appleton]
George Fisher [St. Ledger]
Gibson Gowland [Stromberg (as T.H. Gibson-Gowland)]
Leota Lorraine [Miss Baker]
John Steppling [Fallon]

Technical specifications
Locations or Studios: Oregon, 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: February 19, 1917 in USA
US Copyright: February 20, 1917 - ©LP.10239
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: George Eastman House (Rochester), Gosfilmofond of Russia (Moscow)]

General Information

The Promise is a motion picture produced in the year 1917 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Jay Hunt, with Harold Lockwood, May Allison, Lester Cuneo, Paul Willis, Lillian Hayward, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of The Promise available.

Bibliography - Exhibitor's Trade Review, 10 March 1917 , pg 974.
- Motography, 10 March 1917 , pg 534.
- The Motion Picture News, 23 December 1916 , pg 4028.
- The Motion Picture News, 26 May 1917 , pg 1337.
- The Motion Picture News, 30 December 1918 , pg 4224.
- The Moving Picture World, 24 February 1917 , pg 1252.
- The Moving Picture World, 10 March 1917 , pg 1589.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 3 March 1917 , pg 27.
- Variety, 2 March 1917 , pg 29.
- Wid's Film Daily, 8 March 1917 , pg 158.

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