The Heart of Texas Ryan
Also known as Single Shot Parker in the USA
B&W : Five reels
Directed by E.A. Martin
Cast: Tom Mix [‘Single-Shot’ Parker], Bessie Eyton [Texas Ryan], George Fawcett [Colonel Ryan], Goldie Colwell [Marion Smith], Frank Campeau [‘Dice’ McAllister], William Ryno, Leo Maloney, Charles Gerard, Sid Jordan, [?] Hoot Gibson?, Tony the horse
The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by [?] K-E-S-E Service or Mutual Film Corporation? / Produced by William M. Selig. Scenario by Gilson Willets, [?] from the novel The Light of Western Stars by Zane Grey? / © 2 February 1917 by The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated [LP10173]. Premiered 12 February 1917. General release, 26 February 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Mix’s final film for Selig. The film was expanded to five reels by incorporating footage from The Telltale Knife (1911) and, likely, Single Shot Parker (1914). The film was rereleased in the USA as Single Shot Parker by Exclusive Features, Incorporated, on 27 September 1923.
Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive (of the 1923 rerelease version)].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Law: Enforcement: Police: Sheriffs - Mexicans - Ranches - Saloons - Weapons: Guns
Listing updated: 19 September 2008.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Limbacher-Feature p. 105; Norris-Mix pp. 147, 152.
Home video: DVD.