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Wanderers of the Wastland

Released in the United States August 10, 1924

1 hour 33 minutes - Technicolor - Silent film - Action, Adventure, Romance

The film is based on Zane Grey's 1923 novel of two brothers, one an honest cowpoke, the other a gambler. When Adam Larey (Jack Holt) confronts his younger brother Guerd (James Mason) about his gambling addiction, the latter is accidentally shot. A distraught Adam, believing he has killed his own brother, flees into the desert. He later learns that Guerd was merely wounded and returns to the loving arms of beautiful Billie Dove.
Description from Wikipedia

The film is now considered to be a lost film. A 35mm cemented bi-pack Technicolor print survived until the 1960s in the hands of Irvin Willat, who had directed the picture. Irvin Willat reported in 1971 that his print had decomposed and turned into jelly.

Some of the Cast

Jack Holt
as Adam Larey

Billie Dove
as Ruth Virey

George Irving
as Mr. Roderick Virey

Kathlyn Williams
Magdalene Virey

The film was directed by Irvin Willat
Written by Zane Grey (novel)
Production Company was the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Filming locations: Death Valley National Park, California, and Rhyolite, Nevada