Ramona (1928)

78 mins | Drama | May 1928

Director:

Edwin Carewe

Writer:

Finis Fox

Editor:

Jeanne Spencer

Production Designer:

Albert D'Agostino

Production Company:

Inspiration Pictures, Inc.
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HISTORY

For information on other adaptations of Helen Hunt Jackson's novel, please consult the entry for the 1936 Twentieth Century-Fox release Ramona. ... More Less

For information on other adaptations of Helen Hunt Jackson's novel, please consult the entry for the 1936 Twentieth Century-Fox release Ramona. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
20 May 1928.
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New York Times
15 May 28
p. 17.
Variety
16 May 28
p. 13.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
WRITER
Scen and titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Chief cine
Asst cam
ART DIRECTOR
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Settings
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson (Boston, 1884).
SONGS
"Ramona," music by Mabel Wayne, lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert.
DETAILS
Release Date:
May 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 12 May 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Inspiration Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
6 March 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25048
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
78
Length(in feet):
7,650
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Ramona, a half-breed, is adopted by Señora Moreno, a wealthy Spanish sheep rancher, and reared under cruel restraints. Her only consolation is Felipe, the woman's son. At sheep-shearing time, Ramona discovers her ancestry and defies her guardian by eloping with Alessandro, a young Indian chieftain. Their pastoral happiness is marred by the death of their daughter after an outlaw attack; they retreat to the mountains, where Alessandro, accused of horse thievery, is murdered by a settler. Ramona suffers a nervous collapse and becomes a wandering outcast; Felipe finds her and tries to restore her memory. His efforts are fruitless until a childhood song reminds Ramona of her youthful abandon and returns her to the ... +


Ramona, a half-breed, is adopted by Señora Moreno, a wealthy Spanish sheep rancher, and reared under cruel restraints. Her only consolation is Felipe, the woman's son. At sheep-shearing time, Ramona discovers her ancestry and defies her guardian by eloping with Alessandro, a young Indian chieftain. Their pastoral happiness is marred by the death of their daughter after an outlaw attack; they retreat to the mountains, where Alessandro, accused of horse thievery, is murdered by a settler. Ramona suffers a nervous collapse and becomes a wandering outcast; Felipe finds her and tries to restore her memory. His efforts are fruitless until a childhood song reminds Ramona of her youthful abandon and returns her to the present. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Historical


Subject

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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