Saturday, February 28, 2009

Adventurous Youth

Adventurous Youth – English title

A 1928 British production [Godal International Films (London)]
Producer: Edward Godal
Director: Edward Godal
Cinematography: [black & white]
Running time: 4868 feet

The Englishman - Derrick de Marney
Mary Ferguson - Renée Clama (Irene Clama)
Don Esteban - Dino Galvani (Dino Galvanoni)
The Vamp - Sybil Wise
Mr. Ferguson - Loftus Tottenham
Father O’Flannigan - Julius Kantorez
with: Harry Bagge, Harry Peterson, Lionel d’Aragon

During the 1910 Mexican Revolution a young British miner (de Marney) gives himself and his claim up to the revolutionaries in order to save the local village and church from being pillaged and destroyed. Because of this heroic act he wins the love of Mary Ferguson (Clama). This British film was released in the U.S. by Warner Brothers, who added a musical score and sound effects to this silent film. This was also Renée Clama’s first screen appearance.

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