The Valley of the Giants (1919 film)

Valley of the Giants is a 1919 American silent romantic drama film directed by James Cruze and starring Wallace Reid and Grace Darmond. Based on Peter B. Kyne's popular 1918 novel of the same name, the film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures.[1]

The Valley of the Giants
Lobby poster
Directed byJames Cruze
Produced byJesse Lasky
Written byMarion Fairfax (scenario)
Based onValley of the Giants
by Peter B. Kyne
StarringWallace Reid
Grace Darmond
CinematographyFrank Urson
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • August 31, 1919 (1919-08-31)
Running time
5 reels (4,625 feet)
CountryUnited States
English intertitles



The film was shot on locations in Humboldt County, California.[2]

Preservation status

This film was presumed lost for 90 years until 2010 when a print was returned to the United States from Russia's Gosfilmofond archive. Flash titles or Russian language intertitles are in the process of being restored back into English by the Library of Congress.[3]

See also


  1. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:Valley of the Giants
  2. Hesseltine, Cassandra. "Complete Filmography of Humboldt County". Humboldt Del Norte Film Commission. Humboldt Del Norte Film Commission. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
  3. The Valley of the Giants at

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