The Trail of '98
The Trail of '98 is a 1928 American silent drama film featuring Harry Carey and Dolores del Río about the Klondike Gold Rush. The film was originally released by MGM in a short-lived widescreen process called “Fantom Screen“. The film is based on the 1910 novel by that title, written by Robert W. Service.
|The Trail of '98|
|Directed by||Clarence Brown|
|Produced by||Clarence Brown|
|Written by||Joseph Farnham|
Robert W. Service
|Starring||Dolores del Río|
|Cinematography||John F. Seitz|
|Edited by||George Hively|
- Dolores del Río as Berna
- Ralph Forbes as Larry
- Karl Dane as Lars Petersen
- Harry Carey as Jack Locasto
- Tully Marshall as Salvation Jim
- George Cooper as Samuel Foote (The Worm)
- Russell Simpson as Old Swede
- Emily Fitzroy as Mrs. Bulkey
- Tenen Holtz as Mr. Bulkey
- Cesare Gravina as Henry Kelland (Berna's Grandfather)
- Doris Lloyd as Locasto's procurer
- E. Alyn Warren as Engineer
- Johnny Downs as Mother's boy (as John Down)
- Ray Hallor as Brother Jim
- Ray Gallagher as Brother Joe
- Francis Ford as Gold Commissioner's assistant (uncredited)
- Roscoe Karns as Man on ship (uncredited)
- Jacques Tourneur as Extra (uncredited)
- Lou Costello performed uncredited stunts for Carey and possibly even del Rio.
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles, California: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
- "Progressive Silent Film List: The Trail of '98". Silent Era. Retrieved March 29, 2008.
- Hollywood, TV documentary mini-series, episode 5 “Hazard of the Game“, Thames 1980; Arthur Wise & Derek Ware, Stunting in the Cinema, Constable, London, 1973, pp. 45 & 53.
- "The Trail of '98". American Silent Feature Film Survival Database. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
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