First
Editions

Search

What's New

Contents
Home

Site Map
Links
Value Guide
Copyright Info

Books
Printer

Shepherd
D.Matthews
Uncrowned
Barbara Worth

Yesterdays
Eyes of World
Man's a Man
Brian Kent
Helen
Mine
Son of Father
Groceryman
Long Ago Told
Exit
Devil's Hwy
Ma Cinderella
To My Sons
Went Away

Collectibles
Original Mat.
Excerpts
Plays
Pamphlets
--Compliments
--
As I know Him
--Intimate
--Life/Writings
--Inspired

--Sterling
Produce Labels

Sheet Music
BW  Hotel

ShepCountry
Other
Magazines

Photo Gallery
Paintings

Postcards
 
(List)
ADVERTISING
Appleton
BSC numbered
BSC no numb.

PRINTER

Aurora
SHEPHRD of HILLS
Area Photos
Boats, Docks
Branson RP
Branson tint
Hall Photo Co.
Marvel Cave
Matt's Cabn RP
Matt's Cabn tnt

Matt, Mollie, etc

Mutton,Dewey
Uncle Ike RP
Uncle Ike Tint
DAN MATTHEWS
Bennett Sp. Tint

Bennett Spr RP
Lebanon
BARB. WORTH
Hotel RP
Hotel Exterior
Hotel Inter

Hotel Scenic
Jacumba
San Diego

Santa Barbara

EYES

Forest Home
HBW PLACES
Hiram College
Imperial Cnty
Kansas City
Pierce City
Tucson


Movies
(Introduction)
1916, Eyes

1919, Shepherd
1924, Man
1924, Mine
1925, Son Father 
1925. Brian K
1926, Barb W
1928, Shepherd
(1928, Lights)
1930, Eyes
1935, When Man
1936,  Matthews
1936, The Mine
1936, Wild Brian
1937, West  Gold
1937, Out West
1937, Secret Vly
1937, Californian
1941, Shepherd
1949, Massacre
1959, Shep (TV)
1964, Shepherd

Locations
New York
Pierce City
Pittsburg
Kansas City
Lebanon
Branson
Redlands
El Centro
Tucson
Los Angeles
Escondido
San Diego

In Depth
Kinkead
Markham Review

Mike O'Brien
Tucson Library

UCLA Library

Princeton Library

Indiana U. Libr.

E Clampus Vitus
Bittersweet
Manuscripts

Sales

 


The Recreation of Brian Kent -- 1925


See Credits and Review below Picture

Front of flyer, courtesy of Eric Tudor

Movies: Wright's Greatest Sorrow

Click here to read the story:

  • How and why Wright got into the movie business

  • Which movies were actually based on his stories

  • Which were based on stories he had never even seen and quickly despised.

 

Back of flyer, courtesy of Eric Tudor
brian1924.jpg (19232 bytes) 1-sheet courtesy Rick Gunter with apologies for top cut off.

Reviews: A review of this movie appeared in Film Daily, March 8, 1925, but I have not yet obtained a copy of the review.  The cast included the female comedian, ZaSu Pitts.

Release:  Principal Pictures, Sol Lesser presents, 1925, 7-reels

Production: A Sam Wood Production

Director:  Sam Wood

Writing/Screenplay: From Harold Bell Wright's novel by same name.

Kenneth Harlan
Helene Chadwick
Mary Carr
ZaSu Pitts
Ralph Lewis
Russell Simpson
Rosemay Theby
T. Roy Barnes

Availability: I am not aware of a source for a copy of this movie, but it is not a "lost movie." According to Rick Gunter, there is a print of this film in the Library of Congress Motion Picture/TV Reading Room. They have a 35mm reference print and a 35mm dupe negative. It is 7 reels (5950 feet) : silent, b&w. Library of Congress Control Number: 91738446, CALL NUMBER: FEB 6426-6432 (ref print). CALL NUMBER: FPC 8551-8557 (dupe neg)

 


Back To:
Top

Books

Collectibles

Postcards

Movies

Locations

In Depth

Your Questions and Suggestions are Welcome. Click here for Email Address.

This Harold Bell Wright web site is written and produced by Gerry Chudleigh with the help of many friends.
Copyright 2000-May, 2011 by Gerry Chudleigh
Last updated 05/25/11