The Golden Chance
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Cast: Cleo Ridgely [Mary McCall Denby], Wallace Reid [Roger Manning], Horace B. Carpenter [Steve Denby], Edythe Chapman [Mrs. Hillary], Ernest Joy [Mr. Hillary], Raymond Hatton [Jimmy ‘The Rat’]
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Jeanie Macpherson and Cecil B. DeMille. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Cecil B. DeMille. / © 24 January 1916 by Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated [LU7488]. Released 13 January 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / DeMille directed this film in evenings concurrently with The Cheat (1915), which was shot during the day.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1643.
Survival status: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Alcoholics - Crime: Blackmail - Marriage
Listing updated: 9 March 2011.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1643; Birchard-DeMille pp. xii, xiv; Fell-History pp. 106, 107; Shipman-Cinema p. 55 : Website-GEH; Website-NFPF.
Home video: DVD.