The Iron Horse

John Ford (director)
Charles Kenyon, John Russell, Charles Darnton (screenwriters)
George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1924. Vintage reference photograph of director John Ford with a cameraman and actor J. Farrell MacDonald on the set of the 1924 silent Western. Annotations in manuscript ink on the verso.

A milestone in Ford's career, and his first major film, about the construction of America's first transcontinental railroad. Among the film's extras were several retired, elderly Chinese American men who had worked for the Pacific Railroad during the real-life construction of the transcontinental railroad in 1869.

Shot on location throughout Nevada and California.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine, with light age toning.

National Film Registry.

[Book #158994]