French film poster
|Directed by||George W. Hill|
|Written by||Harvey Gates|
|Based on||The Barrier|
by Rex Beach
Henry B. Walthall
Ira H. Morgan
The Barrier is a 1926 American silent adventure film produced and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by George Hill. The film stars Lionel Barrymore and Marceline Day and is based on the 1908 wilderness novel of the same name by Rex Beach. Previous versions of the novel had been filmed in 1913 and 1917 respectively. This film is the last silent version to be filmed. A lost film.
- Lionel Barrymore - Stark Bennett
- Marceline Day - Necia
- Norman Kerry - Meade Burrell
- Henry B. Walthall - Gale Gaylord
- George Cooper - Sergeant Murphy
- Bert Woodruff - No Creek Lee
- Neola May - Alluna
- Mario Carillo - Poleon
- Pat Harmon - First Mate
- Shannon Day - Necia's Indian Mother
- "Detail view of Movies Page". afi.com.
- White Munden, Kenneth, ed. (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921-1930. University of California Press. p. 40. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
- "The Barrier Lost Film Files - MGM 1926".
- "The Barrier / George Hill [motion picture]:Bibliographic Record Description: Performing Arts Encyclopedia, Library of Congress". loc.gov.
- The Barrier at the American Film Institute Catalog
- The Barrier on IMDb
- synopsis at AllMovie
- French lobby poster
- dust jacket book cover
- lantern slide(archived)
- surviving still portrait(archived)
- Silent Hall of Fame collection of period reviews of the film
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