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The Escape
(1914) American
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by David W. Griffith (D.W. Griffith)

Cast: Donald Crisp, F.A. Turner, Robert Harron, Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh, Owen Moore, Ralph Lewis, Tammany Young, Fay Tincher, Walter Long, Evelyn Bird, Charles S. Abbe, Earle Fox, Lillian Gish, [?] Henry B. Walthall?

Majestic Motion Picture Company production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation. / Scenario by D.W. Griffith, from the play The Escape by Paul Armstrong. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / Premiered 1 June 1914 at the Cort Theatre in New York, New York. Released 1 June 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot on-location in New York, New York, and in the studio and locations in California. The film was held for release after Home, Sweet Home (1914), which was shot after this film. The film was distributed on State Rights basis by Western Import Company late in 1914.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1179.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Disease - Eugenics - Illness: Insanity - Medical: Doctors, Physicians - Mistresses

Listing updated: 25 January 2004.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1179; Barry-Griffith pp. 19, 44-45; Drew-Speaking pp. 224, 286; Everson-American p. 76; Fell-History pp. 56, 64; Lahue-Triangle p. 70; Tarbox-Lost pp. 176, 180, 204; Weaver-Twenty p. 146.

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