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The Aryan (1916)

Steve Denton, rich from years of prospecting, is fleeced by the citizens of Yellow Ridge. In his rage, he kidnaps the woman most responsible and makes her his slave in a desert hideaway. He... See full summary »

Writers:

C. Gardner Sullivan (screenplay), C. Gardner Sullivan (story)

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Complete credited cast:
William S. Hart ... Steve Denton
Gertrude Claire ... Mrs. Denton
Charles K. French ... 'Ivory' Wells
Louise Glaum ... Trixie - 'The Firefly'
Herschel Mayall ... Chip Emmett
Ernest Swallow Ernest Swallow ... Mexican Pete
Bessie Love ... Mary Jane Garth
J. Barney Sherry ... Pioneer Spokesman
Enid Bennett ... Undetermined Secondary Role
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Steve Denton, rich from years of prospecting, is fleeced by the citizens of Yellow Ridge. In his rage, he kidnaps the woman most responsible and makes her his slave in a desert hideaway. He hates all white men (and women) and refuses to aid a wagon train of farmers dying in the desert... at least until he meets Mary Jane, an innocent and brave young girl among them. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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You catch your breath as you watch the thrilling ride over the desert sands, or the desperate fight when he first tried to abduct her. If you want to see a real picture, see "The Aryan." (Print Ad-Rome Tribune-Herald, ((Rome, Ga.)) 29 June 1916) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den vite mannen See more »

Filming Locations:

Boulder Creek, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$13,500 (estimated)
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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