The Pony Express (1925 film)

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The Pony Express
Pony Express lobby card.jpg
Lobby card
Directed by James Cruze
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written by Walter Woods (scenario)
Based on The Pony Express
by Henry James Forman and Walter Woods
Starring Betty Compson
Ricardo Cortez
Music by Hugo Riesenfeld
Cinematography Karl Brown
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • September¬†20,¬†1925¬†(1925-09-20)
Running time
10 reels; 9,929 feet (110 minutes)
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Pony Express is a 1925 American silent Western film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures.[1] The film was directed by James Cruze and starred his wife Betty Compson along with Ricardo Cortez, Wallace Beery, and George Bancroft. Prints of this film survive and has been released on DVD.[2][3]



  1. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: The Pony Express
  2. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Pony Express at
  3. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Pony Express

External links

  • The Pony Express on IMDb
  • Synopsis at AllMovie
  • Daybill or long lobby poster

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