The Scarlet Car (1917)

Stars: Franklyn Farnum, Lon Chaney, Edith Johnson
Director: Joseph DeGrasse
Runtime: 57 Minutes
Language: English subtitles - Orchestra music score
Color:  Tinted and Toned
Format:  DVD-R
Extras: The Fireman (1916) Chaplin
Rating: NR

Price: $14.95

The Scarlet Car

Directed by Joseph De Grasse

Franklyn Farnum ... Billy Winthrop
Edith Johnson ... Beatrice Forbes
Lon Chaney ... Paul Revere Forbes
Sam De Grasse ... Ernest Peabody
Al W. Filson ... Samuel Winthrop
Howard Crampton ... Cyrus Peabody
William Lloyd ... Jim Pettit
Allan Cavan ... Mob member
Jack Filson ... Phil Hastings
Nelson McDowell ... Townsman
Lon Poff ... Constable
Harry Tenbrook ... Scrapper

A rare early look at the work of Lon Chaney.

The bank cashier (Chaney) discovers the bank president has lost $35,000 in speculation and upon confronting him with the facts, is apparently killed in the ensuing fight. The body is placed in a car. The following morning the wrecked car is found but cashier's body is missing.

51 minutes - Orchestra Score

Included short subject from 1916


with Charlie Chaplin