The Man Beneath
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.
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.