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Ranson's Folly (1926 film)

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Ranson's Folly
Directed bySidney Olcott
Written byRichard Harding Davis (novel: Ranson's Folly)
Lillie Hayward (adaptation & scenario)
Produced byRichard Barthelmess
StarringRichard Barthelmess
Dorothy Mackaill
CinematographyDavid W. Gobbett
Edited byHelene Warne
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • May 30, 1926 (1926-05-30)
Running time
78 minutes; 8 reels (7,322 feet)
CountryUnited States

Ranson's Folly is a surviving 1926 silent film produced by and starring Richard Barthelmess and costarring Dorothy Mackaill. It is based on a Richard Harding Davis novel and 1904 play, Ranson's Folly, and was filmed previously in 1910 and in 1915 by Edison.[1][2][3]



  1. ^ Ranson's Folly as produced on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre, January 18 1904 to March 1904, 61 performances; IBDb.com
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 published by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. ^ Ranson's Folly at silentera.com

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