Tide of Empire

Tide of Empire is a 1929 American pre-Code western film directed by Allan Dwan and starring Renée Adorée and Tom Keene. The film was originally slated to star Joan Crawford in the female lead, but the final filming had Renée Adorée instead of Crawford.

Tide of Empire
Directed byAllan Dwan
Written byPeter B. Kyne (novel Argonauts)
Waldemar Young (scenario)
StarringRenée Adorée
Tom Keene
Music byWilliam Axt (uncredited)
CinematographyMerritt B. Gerstad
Edited byBlanche Sewell
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • April 23, 1929 (1929-04-23)
Running time
73 min
CountryUnited States

On January 12, 2010, Tide of Empire was released on home video for the first time on DVD on Warner Archive Collection.[1]

Buster Keaton, who was visiting the set, got cast in a cameo as a drunk getting thrown out of a saloon.[2]



  1. "Tide of Empire". silentera.com.
  2. Who the Devil Made It, Peter Bogdanovich, Random House, 2012.

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