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The Master Cracksman

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The Master Cracksman
Still from film
Directed byHarry Carey
Written byHarry Carey
Produced byHarry Carey
StarringHarry Carey
CinematographyDavid W. Gobbett
Release date
  • June 10, 1914 (1914-06-10)
[1]
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent
Advertisement for the film in June 10, 1914 issue of Variety
Advertisement for the film in June 10, 1914 issue of Variety

The Master Cracksman is a 1914 American drama film featuring Harry Carey.

Background

The film was the first production of the Progressive Motion Picture Corporation, and was based on a story and play. It was written, directed, and produced by Harry Carey.[2][3] The film was reissued in 1915 as The Martin Mystery and in 1920 as The Square Shooter.[4][5][6]

As of December 2016, the U.S. Library of Congress has listed the film as lost.

Cast

  • Harry Carey - Gentleman Joe, the Cracksman
  • E.A. Lock - The Uncle
  • Rexford Burnett - Harold Martin
  • Fern Foster - Harold's Sister
  • Marjorie Bonner - Violet Dane
  • Gregory Allen - Office Jim Buckley
  • Juliette Day - June Day
  • Roland De Castro - Redman Day
  • Hayward Mack - District attorney
  • Louis Morrell - Robert Kendall
  • William H. Power - Nicholas Moses
  • Herbert Russell - Capt. Dan McRae

See also

References

  1. ^ (June 10, 1914). Advertisement, New York Dramatic Mirror, p. 52 (states released June 10)
  2. ^ (July 4, 1914). Progressive Makes First Release, Motography, p. 20-21 (fairly lengthy review)
  3. ^ (June 19, 1914). The Master Cracksman, Variety, p. 21 (review)
  4. ^ (Wlaschin, Ken. Silent Mystery and Detective Movies: A Comprehensive Filmography, p. 135 (2009).
  5. ^ (February 6, 1915). Advertisement, Seattle Star (advertisement for film)
  6. ^ (June 13, 1914). "The Master Cracksman", Motography, p. 431


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