Ranson's Folly

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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.

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.

Original Release

05/30/1926

US Release

05/30/1926

Cast

Richard Barthelmess Lt. Ranson
Dorothy Mackaill Mary Cahill
Anders Randolf The Post Trader
Pat Hartigan Sgt. Clancy
William Bailey Lt. Crosby
Brooks Benedict Lt. Curtis
C.C. Smith Col. Bolland
Pauline Neff Mrs. Bolland
Billie Bennett Mrs. Truesdale
Frank Coffyn Post Adjutant
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Sidney Olcott

Writers

Richard Harding Davis, Lillie Hayward

Cast

Richard Barthelmess Lt. Ranson
Dorothy Mackaill Mary Cahill
Anders Randolf The Post Trader
Pat Hartigan Sgt. Clancy
William Bailey Lt. Crosby
Brooks Benedict Lt. Curtis
C.C. Smith Col. Bolland
Pauline Neff Mrs. Bolland
Billie Bennett Mrs. Truesdale
Frank Coffyn Post Adjutant
John S. Peters Judge Advocate
Taylor N. Duncan Capt. Carr
J.C. Fowler Col. Patten
Edward W. Borman Pop Henderson
Bud Pope Abe Fisher
Forrest Seabury Drummer
Chief Eagle Wing Indian Pete
Chief John Big Tree Chief Standing Bear

Editors

Helene Warne

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