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The Round-Up
(1920) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6417 feet
Directed by George Melford

Cast: Roscoe Arbuckle [Slim Hoover], Mabel Julienne Scott [Echo Allen], Irving Cummings [Dick Lane], Tom Forman [Jack Payson], Jean Acker [Polly Hope], Edward P. Sullivan [Bud Lane], Wallace Beery [Buck McKee], Guy Oliver [Uncle Jim], Jane Wolfe [Josephine], Fred W. Huntley [‘Sagebrush Charlie’], George Kuwa [Chinese Boy], Lucien Littlefield [Parenthesis], Oliver Drake, Edward Sutherland (Eddie Sutherland), Buster Keaton [an Indian]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [Paramount-Artcraft Special; A Paramount Picture; A George Melford Production]. / Produced by George Melford. Scenario by Tom Forman, from the play The Round Up by Edmund Day. Cinematography by Paul P. Perry. Art titles by Lon Megargee. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 26 August 1920 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP15494]. Released 10 October 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was in production from 22 December 1919 through 11 February 1920. Paramount production number 323 [2011]. Arbuckle’s first feature film. Keaton plays a stunt bit part as an Indian.

Comedy-Drama: Western.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3797.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 10 November 2013.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3797; Brownlow-Parade p. 480; Dardis-Keaton p. 315; Edmonds-Arbuckle p. 266; Weaver-Twenty p. 27 : ClasIm-221 p. 53; ClasIm-225 p. 45; ClasIm-240 p. 47.

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