The Flame of the Yukon (1917)

Drama | 1 July 1917

Director:

Charles Miller

Producer:

Thomas H. Ince

Cinematographer:

Clyde De Vinna

Production Designer:

G. Harold Percival

Production Company:

Triangle Film Corp.
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HISTORY

This film was re-released on 23 Nov 1919, and re-edited, re-titled and re-released again by Tri-Stone Pictures in 1923. Metropolitan Pictures Corp. of California remade the film in 1926. George Melford directed and Seena Owen starred in the remake. (See AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30 ; ... More Less

This film was re-released on 23 Nov 1919, and re-edited, re-titled and re-released again by Tri-Stone Pictures in 1923. Metropolitan Pictures Corp. of California remade the film in 1926. George Melford directed and Seena Owen starred in the remake. (See AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30 ; F2.1789.) More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
14 Jul 17
p. 416.
Motog
21 Jul 17
p. 144.
MPN
21 Jul 17
p. 434.
MPN
23 Jun 17
p. 1993.
MPW
14 Jul 17
p. 293.
MPW
21 Jul 17
p. 475.
NYDM
14 Jul 17
p. 17.
Variety
13 Jul 17
p. 26.
Wid's
19 Jul 17
p. 453.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 July 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Triangle Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
1 July 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11889
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Flame, a dance hall girl who rules the Midas Café, is notorious from Nome to Dawson. She meets her match in a youth named George Fowler, whose good looks and raw nerve compel her to grubstake him and go straight while awaiting his return from the gold fields. One day, a young girl and her baby arrive at the camp, looking for her husband, George Fowler. Shaken, the Flame takes the girl home and when the youth returns he is informed that the Flame is dead. Forlorn, the boy decides to break the bank but the saloon's proprietor plans to rob him instead, and only the Flame's appearance with her six guns saves his life. Not having the courage to tell the boy about his wife and child, the Flame takes her lover to the hotel where she battles with her conscience. Her better nature finally wins, however, and the Flame discovers that there are actually two George Fowlers and that the one she loves is ... +


The Flame, a dance hall girl who rules the Midas Café, is notorious from Nome to Dawson. She meets her match in a youth named George Fowler, whose good looks and raw nerve compel her to grubstake him and go straight while awaiting his return from the gold fields. One day, a young girl and her baby arrive at the camp, looking for her husband, George Fowler. Shaken, the Flame takes the girl home and when the youth returns he is informed that the Flame is dead. Forlorn, the boy decides to break the bank but the saloon's proprietor plans to rob him instead, and only the Flame's appearance with her six guns saves his life. Not having the courage to tell the boy about his wife and child, the Flame takes her lover to the hotel where she battles with her conscience. Her better nature finally wins, however, and the Flame discovers that there are actually two George Fowlers and that the one she loves is single. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Northwest


Subject

Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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