The Showdown (1928 film)
|Directed by||Victor Schertzinger|
|Written by||Ethel Doherty|
Houston Branch (play Wildcat)
|Edited by||George Nichols Jr.|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
The Showdown is a 1928 silent American drama film directed by Victor Schertzinger and starring Evelyn Brent. The film is preserved at the Library of Congress. In 2013 the Library of Congress print was shown at Capitolfest at Rome, New York.
A group of Westerners seek oil in Latin America, fighting over their claims and the local prostitute. When glamorous Sibyl (Brent) appears, "Lucky" Cardan (Bancroft) warns her that no woman can stay "decent" in "this country".
- George Bancroft as "Lucky" Cardan
- Evelyn Brent as Sibyl Shelton
- Neil Hamilton as Wilson Shelton
- Fred Kohler as Winter
- Helen Lynch as Goldie
- Arnold Kent as Hugh Pickerell
- Leslie Fenton as Kilgore Shelton
- George Kuwa as Willie
- ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p.165 c.1978 by The American Film Institute
- ^ "Silent Era: The Showdown". silentera.com. Retrieved September 24, 2011.
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