Ruggles of Red Gap (1923 film)

Ruggles of Red Gap is a 1923 American comedy Western silent film directed by James Cruze and written by Anthony Coldeway and Walter Woods that was adapted from the novel by Harry Leon Wilson. The film stars Edward Everett Horton, Ernest Torrence, Lois Wilson, Fritzi Ridgeway, Charles Stanton Ogle, Louise Dresser, Anna Lehr, and William Austin. The film was released on October 7, 1923, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2][3]

Ruggles of Red Gap
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Directed byJames Cruze
Produced byJames Cruze
Screenplay byAnthony Coldeway
Walter Woods
Based onRuggles of Red Gap
by Harry Leon Wilson
StarringEdward Everett Horton
Ernest Torrence
Lois Wilson
Fritzi Ridgeway
Charles Stanton Ogle
Louise Dresser
Anna Lehr
William Austin
CinematographyKarl Brown
Edited byDorothy Arzner
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • August 7, 1923 (1923-08-07)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


An English valet brought to the American west assimilates into the American way of life.



With no prints of Ruggles of Red Gap located in any film archives,[4] it is a lost film.


  1. ^ Janiss Garza (2014). "Ruggles-of-Red-Gap - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on January 2, 2014. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "Ruggles of Red Gap". Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Ruggles of Red Gap at
  4. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Ruggles of Red Gap

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