Wildfire (1925 film)

Wildfire is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by T. Hayes Hunter. It was produced by Distinctive Productions, a company founded by George Arliss, and distributed by the Vitagraph Company of America. The film stars Aileen Pringle.

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Directed byT. Hayes Hunter
Produced byDistinctive Productions
Based onWildfire
by George Broadhurst and George V. Hobart
StarringAileen Pringle
CinematographyJ. Roy Hunt
Distributed byVitagraph Company of America
Release date
  • June 7, 1925 (1925-06-07)
Running time
7 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The film is based on the successful 1908 play Wildfire that had starred Lillian Russell on Broadway and a young actor just starting out named Irving Cummings, later a silent director. The story had been filmed before in 1915 with Lillian Russell herself and Lionel Barrymore.


Preservation status

This film survives in the Library of Congress collection and at UCLA Film and Television Archive.[1][2][3][4]


  1. Progressive Silent Film List: Wildfire at silentera.com
  2. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. League, The Broadway. "Wildfire – Broadway Show – Play - IBDB". ibdb.com.
  4. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, (<-book title) p.209 c.1978 by The American Film Institute
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