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|Document Type:||Visual material|
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Richard Jones; Lotta Woods; Elton Thomas; Douglas Fairbanks; Lupe Vélez; Joan Barclay; Gustav von Seyffertitz; Mary Pickford; Charles Stevens; Christy Cabanne; John Emerson; Tod Browning; Anita Loos; Bessie Love; Alma Rubens; Allan Sears; Elton Corporation.; United Artists Corporation.; Kino International Corporation.
|Language Note:||Silent with English intertitles and accompanying music.|
|Notes:||Special features include newly mastered version of Fairbanks's 1916 cult comedy The mystery of the leaping fish (26 min.) and excerpts from the original souvenir program.
The Gaucho originally released as a motion picture in 1927.
The Mystery of the Leaping Fish originally released as a motion picture in 1916.
Some credits from Internet Movie Database.
|Credits:||The Gaucho: Director, F. Richard Jones ; written by Lotta Woods, based on a story by Elton Thomas [i.e. Douglas Fairbanks] ; photography by Tony Gaudio ; original music, Sydney Jill Lehman, c1996.
The Mystery of the Leaping Fish: Directed by Christy Cabanne and John Emerson ; written by Tod Browning and D.W. Griffith (as Granville Warwick); titles by Anita Loos ; cinematography by John W. Leezer ; D.W. Griffith, supervisor; accomp. music by Larry Marotta.
|Cast:||The Gaucho: Douglas Fairbanks (The Gaucho), Lupe Velez (The Mountain Girl), Joan Barclay (The Girl of the Shrine) (as Geraine Greear), Eve Southern (The Girl of the Shrine), Gustav von Seyffertitz (Ruiz, The Usurper), Michael Vavitch (The Usurper's First Lieutenant), Charles Stevens (The Gaucho's First Lieutenant), Nigel De Brulier (The Padre), Albert MacQuarrie (Victim of the Black Doom), Mary Pickford (Virgin Mary).
The Mystery of the Leaping Fish: Douglas Fairbanks (Coke Ennyday), Bessie Love (The Little Fish Blower), Alma Rubens (His Female Accomplice), Allan Sears (Gent Rolling in Wealth (as A.D. Sears), Charles Stevens (Japanese Accomplice), Tom Wilson (Police Chief I.M. Keene).
|Description:||1 videodisc (96, 26 min.) : si., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC; Full-frame format (aspect ratio 1.33:1).|
|Other Titles:||Mystery of the leaping fish.
Gaucho (Motion picture)
|Responsibility:||the Elton Corporation ; [United Artists] ; direction by F. Richard Jones ; story by Elton Thomas [i.e. Douglas Fairbanks].|
The second title is a strange little comedy featuring Coke Ennyday, a cheerfully addicted cocaine-using "scientific detective" (in a parody of Sherlock Holmes), and his pursuit of a gang of opium smugglers.
- Action and adventure films.
- Silent films.
- Comedy films.
- Detective and mystery films.
- Short films.
- Gauchos -- Drama.
- Outlaws -- Drama.
- Love -- Drama.
- Shrines -- Drama.
- Miracles -- Drama.
- Cocaine abuse -- Drama.
- Drug dealers -- Drama.
- Drug addicts -- Drama.
- Opium trade -- Drama.
- Cocaine abuse.
- Drug addicts.
- Drug dealers.
- Opium trade.