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Brother of the Bear (1921)

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Credited cast:
Huntley Gordon ... Vincent Harris
Mary Astor ... Marcia Harthorn
Charles Slattery Charles Slattery ... John Hawthorne
Bradley Barker Bradley Barker ... Ralph Sudbury
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Holman Francis Day Holman Francis Day ... Willis Cecil Mountjoy
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18 February 1921 (USA) See more »

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Holman Day Productions See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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This copy was found at the British Film Institute. A copy now sits in the Northeast Historic Film archive in Bucksport, Maine. See more »

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Taim Bare, Don't Shute
3 June 2011 | by drednmSee all my reviews

Huntley Gordon stars as a bad-tempered lumber mill foreman who is in love with the mill owner's daughter (Mary Astor). But the owner (Charles Slattery) would rather have his daughter marry a rich man (Bradley Barker). Gordon gets fired after he berates his workers and then starts a fight with his rival after papers are found that show he's been cheating the boss.

Meanwhile, bad-tempered Gordon has taken in an escaped trained bear named Bill. Alone in his cabin in the woods, he starts to learn the ways of the bear and nature and gains control of his temper. When Astor goes for a canoe ride to see Gordon, her father and suitor race through the woods to head her off, but she gets there first. At the camp Gordon sets the bear after the men, chasing the father up a tree while Gordon shoves the rival in the river. With the bear terrorizing the men, the rival admits the papers were forged. The bear saves the day.

In a comic subplot, a prissy tourist (possibly played by Holman Day) also has a run in with the bear.

Shot around Augusta, Maine, there are some terrific shots of the logging mills along the Kennebec River. I believe the summer hotel is the long-gone Belgrade Hotel in Belgrade, Maine.


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