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The Golden Chance
(1916) American
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 George Eastman Museum 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-GEM; Website-NFPF.

Home video: DVD.

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