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|Keys of the Righteous|
|Directed by||Jerome Storm|
|Screenplay by||C. Gardner Sullivan|
|Produced by||Thomas H. Ince|
|Cinematography||Charles J. Stumar|
Thomas H. Ince Corporation
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Keys of the Righteous is a surviving 1918 American silent drama film directed by Jerome Storm and written by C. Gardner Sullivan. The film stars Enid Bennett, Earle Rodney, George Nichols, Josef Swickard, Karl Formes, and Gertrude Claire. The film was released on February 18, 1918, by Paramount Pictures.
- Enid Bennett as Mary Manning
- Earle Rodney as Tom Gale (credited as Earl Rodney)
- George Nichols as Peter Manning
- Josef Swickard as Paul Manning
- Karl Formes as John Manning (credited as Carl Formes)
- Gertrude Claire as Sarah Ann Watts
- Lydia Knott as Mrs. Manning
- Melbourne MacDowell as Judge Michael Burke
Like many American films of the time, Keys of the Righteous was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. For example, the Chicago Board of Censors cut, in Reel 4, the striking of man on head with cane, closeup of two men exchanging glances regarding young woman, all dance hall scenes up to time young woman is seen at table with father, man with arm around young woman at table in cabaret, stout woman talking to young woman at table with father, woman soliciting man at door of saloon, the intertitle "Leave me alone, I'm broke", Reel 5, two intertitles "A charge which if proven" etc. and "If you father was looking for you there" etc., and all scenes of woman derelicts before judge at bar.
- Hal Erickson (2015). "Keys-of-the-Righteous - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes - NYTimes.com". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 7 January 2015. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
- "Keys of the Righteous (1918) - Overview - TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
- Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 96 c.1978 by the American Film Institute
- The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Keys of the Righteous
- "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 6 (12): 29. March 16, 1918.
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