Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Mackaill, Anders Randolf, Pat Hartigan Director: Sidney Olcott Runtime: 78 Minutes Language: English inter-titles - Orchestra Score Color: Black and White Format: DVD-R Rating: NR
Ranson's Folly (1926)
Directed by Sidney Olcott
Cast: Richard Barthelmess ... Lt. Ranson Dorothy Mackaill ... Mary Cahill Anders Randolf ... The Post Trader Pat Hartigan ... Sgt. Clancy William Bailey ... Lt. Crosby Brooks Benedict ... Lt. Curtis C.C. Smith ... Col. Bolland Pauline Neff ... Mrs. Bolland Billie Bennett ... Mrs. Truesdale Frank Coffyn ... Post Adjutant Hans Joby ... Judge Advocate Taylor N. Duncan ... Capt. Carr J.C. Fowler ... Col. Patten Edward W. Borman ... Pop Henderson Bud Pope ... Abe Fisher Forrest Seabury ... Drummer Chief Eagle Wing ... Indian Pete Chief John Big Tree ... Chief Standing Bear
Lieutenant Ranson belittles the exploits of a bandit known as "The Red Rider," and boasts to his fellow officers that he could hold up a stagecoach with a pair of scissors. And rides out and to do so. The postmaster, returning from a neighboring town, is also held up and his bodyguard is killed. Ranson is arrested on suspicion and placed on trial.