The Spirit of '17

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor, USA, 1918

USA, 1918

Cast and Credits

Production Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company
Distribution Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Producer Jesse L. Lasky
Director William Desmond Taylor
Scenario Julia Crawford Ivers
Story Willis Brown
Director of Photography Homer Scott
Cast Jack Pickford [Davy Glidden]
Clarence Geldart [Adjutant Blidden]
Edythe Chapman [Mrs. Glidden]
L.N. Wells [Captain Jerico Norton]
Charles Arling [John Edwards]
Virginia Ware [Mrs. Edwards]
Tom Bates [Cpl. Trimble]
John Burton [Thomas Lee]
William Chester [Tom Brand]
Ashton Dearholt [Randall Lee]
Helen Jerome Eddy [Susan Brand]
Jim Farley [Carl Bender]
Seymour Hastings [Frank Schmale]
Jack W. Johnston [Pvt. Butler]
Katherine MacDonald [Flora Edwards (as Katherine McDonald)]

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: January 26, 1918 in USA
US Copyright: December 13, 1917 - ©LP.11855
Survival Status: No holdings located in archives

General Information

The Spirit of '17 is a motion picture produced in the year 1918 as a USA production. The Film was directed by William Desmond Taylor, with Jack Pickford, Clarence Geldart, Edythe Chapman, L.N. Wells, Charles Arling, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of The Spirit of '17 available.

Bibliography - Exhibitor's Trade Review, 2 February 1918 , pg 763.
- The Motion Picture News, 26 January 1918 , pg 477.
- The Motion Picture News, 2 February 1918 , pg 733.
- The Moving Picture World, 22 September 1917 , pg 2036.
- The Moving Picture World, 2 February 1918 , pg 687.
- Variety, 25 January 1918 , pg 41.
- Wid's Film Daily, 31 January 1918 p, pg 905-06.

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