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Vintage original 8 x 10 in. US single-weight glossy photograph from the 1920's auto racing-themed silent film action drama, THE ROAD DEMON, released in 1921 by the Fox Film Corporation and directed by Lynn Reynolds.
The image depicts a beautiful exterior scene of Hap Higgins (Tom Mix) looking glum as he reaches out to touch a vintage automobiles while Patricia O'Malley (Claire Anderson) tries to get his attention by tugging on his hat. Featured on the verso is light purple ink is a William Fox rubber stamp with credits from the film. It is in very fine- condition.
*"Hap Higgins, a desert cowhand, swaps his horse for a broken-down automobile and soon transforms it into the fastest racer on the west coast. On the way to Los Angeles he indulges in racing with Luther McCabe, a champion driver, and arouses the interest of his friend, Patricia O'Malley, whose father represents a large automobile concern. In the final race, Hap wins a foreign contract for O'Malley and the hand of his daughter."
*(source: AFI Catalog of Feature Films)



THE ROAD DEMON (1921) US 8x10 Photograph 02

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