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  Sessue Hayakawa (center) and John Gilbert (right).
Frame enlargement: courtesy EYE Film Instituut Nederland.
 
 
The Man Beneath
(1919) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by William Worthington

Cast: Sessue Hayakawa [Doctor Chindi Ashutor], Helen Jerome Eddy [Kate Erskine], Pauline Curley [Mary Erskine], Jack Gilbert (John Gilbert) [James Bassett], Fountain La Rue [Countess Petite Florence], Wedgewood Nowell [François]

The Haworth Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Robertson-Cole Company through Exhibitors Mutual Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by L.V. Jefferson, from the novel Only a Nigger by Edmund Mitchell. Technical direction by Frank D. Ormstrom. Cinematography by Frank D. Williams. / © 10 June 1919 by The Haworth Pictures Corporation [LU13807]. Released 6 July 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama: Crime.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2748.

Survival status: Incomplete prints exist in the EYE Film Instituut Nederland film archive [35mm nitrate positive (Dutch-language intertitles), 35mm preservation negative and 35mm preservation positives].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 2 August 2009.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.2748 : ClasIm-223 pp. 20, 22; FilmmuseumNews-1 : with additional information provided by Elif Rongen-Kaynakci.

 
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