The Right Of Way 

Story: Based on the novel by Sir Gilbert Parker. Drama about a cynical attorney whose faith in mankind is restored. The movie was released with two different endings. In one the main character dies (as in the book), in the other he lives. Theatres could choose which they preferred. Some would present different endings at different showtimes.

Scenery: Forest scenes filmed near Monterey.


  • Director: John Francis Dillon.
  • Stars: Bert Lytell, Gibson Gowland, Leatrice Joy, Virginia Caldwell, Antrim Short.


  • Year: 1920
  • Studio: Screen Classics Inc./Metro Pictures
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: 1.33:1
  • Sound: silent
  • Running time: 70 min.


Information compiled from:
The Monterey Herald,
the Monterey County Film Commission, Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide,
the Internet Movie Database,
and other sources.

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