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Lord Chumley
(1914) American
B&W : Four reels
Directed by James Kirkwood

Cast: Henry B. Walthall [Lord Chumley], Lillian Gish [Eleanor Butterworth], Mary Alden, Walter Miller, Charles Hill Mailes, Charles West, William J. Butler, Gus Pixley, Thornton Cole, Mrs. La Varnie (Laura La Varnie), Jose Ruben, Helen Hart

[?] Biograph Company production for Klaw & Erlanger?; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Produced by Marc Klaw and Abraham L. Erlanger. From the play Lord Chumley by Cecil B. DeMille and David Belasco. Cinematography by Henry Cronjager. / © 16 March 1914 by Klaw & Erlanger (Protective Amusement Company, author) [LP2487]. Released June 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was edited to three reels and rereleased in the USA by Biograph Company [?] through The General Film Company, Incorporated? on 18 October 1916. The play was subsequently filmed as Forty Winks (1925).


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2596.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: British - Crime: Blackmail, Robbery - Ex-convicts - Gamblers - United Kingdom: England

Listing updated: 21 May 2012.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.2596; Niver-Early p. 188; Spehr-American p. 2; Weaver-Twenty p. 146 : Website-AFI.

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