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Idle Wives
(1916) American
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by Lois Weber and Phillips Smalley

Cast: Lois Weber [Anne], Phillips Smalley [John Wall], Mary MacLaren [Molly], Edwin Hearn [Richard], Seymour Hastings [Billy Shane], Countess Du Cello [Wall’s mother], Pauline Aster [Alberta Davies], Cecilia Matthews [Molly’s mother], Ben Wilson [Mr. Jamison], Maude George [Mrs. Jamison], Charles Perley [‘Tough’ Burns], Neva Gerber [Mary Wells], [?] ? [Mrs. Wells], [?] ? [Mr. Smith], [?] ? [Mrs. Smith], [?] ? [the oldest Smith daughter], [?] ? [the Smith son], [?] ? [Miss Darby]

The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed on State Rights basis by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Lois Weber and Phillips Smalley, from the novel Idle Wives by James Oppenheim. Cinematography by Allen Seigler (Allen Siegler). / © 15 September 1916 by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP9129]. Released September 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost : Prints exist in the New Zealand Film Archive film archive [fragmentary 35mm positive (reel 1 only)]; and in the Library of Congress film archive [fragmentary 35mm positive (reels 1 and 2 only)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Elopements - Theaters: Motion picture

Listing updated: 9 May 2012.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Hirschhorn-Universal p. 23 : Website-AFI; Website-NFPF.

Online: NFPF.

 
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