Snowblind (1921)

Melodrama | 1921

Director:

Reginald Barker

Writer:

J. G. Hawks

Cinematographer:

Percy Hilburn

Production Company:

Goldwyn Pictures
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HISTORY

According to the 8 Jan 1921 Motion Picture News, the production had returned from Banff, Canada, after three weeks of filming exteriors. The cast and crew made daily forty-mile trips by railroad to Lake Louise in order to capture the right snowy atmosphere. Now back in California, the company was ready to leave for Yosemite Valley in central California for another week of filming. ...

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According to the 8 Jan 1921 Motion Picture News, the production had returned from Banff, Canada, after three weeks of filming exteriors. The cast and crew made daily forty-mile trips by railroad to Lake Louise in order to capture the right snowy atmosphere. Now back in California, the company was ready to leave for Yosemite Valley in central California for another week of filming.

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Motion Picture News
8 Jan 1921
p. 569
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Snowblind," by Katharine Newlin Burt in Redbook (Dec 1920--Feb 1921).
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DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Snowblindness
Release Date:
1921
Production Date:
Dec 1920 -- Jan 1921
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Goldwyn Pictures
16 May 1921
LP16547
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Hugh Garth, fleeing a murder charge in England, makes his home in the Canadian Northwest with his younger brother, Pete, and Bella, a girl devoted to Hugh despite his brutal ways. One day, he finds Sylvia, member of a strolling theatrical group, blinded by glare from the snowdrifts, and she falls in love with him. However, recovering her sight and discovering the truth about Hugh, she conceals her recovery and when caught in a blizzard with Pete reveals her love for him instead. Realizing Sylvia does not love him, Hugh departs with Bella down the rapids, leaving the lovers ...

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Hugh Garth, fleeing a murder charge in England, makes his home in the Canadian Northwest with his younger brother, Pete, and Bella, a girl devoted to Hugh despite his brutal ways. One day, he finds Sylvia, member of a strolling theatrical group, blinded by glare from the snowdrifts, and she falls in love with him. However, recovering her sight and discovering the truth about Hugh, she conceals her recovery and when caught in a blizzard with Pete reveals her love for him instead. Realizing Sylvia does not love him, Hugh departs with Bella down the rapids, leaving the lovers together.

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