Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Seven reels / 6256 feet
Directed by Buster Keaton
Cast: Buster Keaton [Friendless], Howard Truesdale [owner of the Diamond Bar Ranch], Kathleen Myers [his daughter], Ray Thompson [the foreman], Brown Eyes the cow [herself]; Joseph Keaton, Roscoe Arbuckle [a fat lady in the department store], Babe London
Buster Keaton Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Metro-Goldwyn Distributing Corporation. / Produced by Joseph M. Schenck. Scenario by Lex Neal and Raymond Cannon, from a screen story by Buster Keaton. Cinematography by Elgin Lessley and Bert Haines. Presented by Joseph M. Schenck. / © 23 November 1925 by Buster Keaton Productions, Incorporated [?] [LP220481(?)]. Premiered 25 October 1925 in New York, New York. Released [?] 1 November? 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / [?] Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 274 lists the film’s length as 6293 feet.
Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Cohen Media Group.
Keywords: Animals: Cattle, Cows - Herds
Listing updated: 24 September 2013.
References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 292, 293; Dardis-Keaton pp. 50, 114, 119, 121, 122, 130-133, 164, 256, 291-292; Eames-MGM p. 21; Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 274; Fell-History p. 96; FilmYearBook-1926 p. 41; Kerr-Silent pp. 213, 225-226, 229, 232, 240-241; Limbacher-Feature p. 95; Sinyard-Silent pp. 114, 115-116, 117; Skretvedt-LaurelHardy p. 320; Sweeney-Coming p. 91.
Home video: DVD.