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  Jane Novak and Hobert Bosworth.
Photograph: courtesy Flicker Alley.
Behind the Door
(1919) American
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by Irvin V. Willat

Cast: Hobart Bosworth [Oscar Krug], Jane Novak [Alice Morse], Wallace Beery [Lieutenant Brandt], James Gordon [Bill Tavish], Dick Wain (Richard Wayne) [McQuestion], J.P. Lockney [Matthew Morse], Gibson Gowland [Gideon Blank], Otto Hoffman [Mark Arnold], Tom Ashton [fishing boy]

Thomas H. Ince Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation (Paramount Pictures Corporation) [Paramount-Artcraft Pictures]. / Produced by Thomas H. Ince. Scenario by Luther Reed, from the short story “Behind the Door” by Gouverneur Morris. Production supervised by Thomas H. Ince. Technical direction by Harold G. Oliver. Cinematography by J.O. Taylor and Frank M. Blount. / © 5 November 1919 by Thomas H. Ince [LP14413]. Released 14 December 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0264.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive, and in the Gosfilmofond film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain [USA].

Listing updated: 20 May 2018.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0264; Edmonds-BigU p. 119.

Home video: Blu-ray Disc, DVD.

Streaming: Amazon.

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