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On the Quiet
(1918) American
B&W : Five reels / 4549 feet
Directed by Chet Withey

Cast: John Barrymore [Robert Ridgway], Lois Meredith [Agnes Colt], Frank Losee [Judge Ridgway], J.W. Johnston [Horace Colt], Alfred Hickman [Hix], Helen Greene [Ethel Colt], Cyril Chadwick [Duke of Carbondale], Frank H. Belcher [McGeachy], Nan Christy [chorus girl], Dell Boone [chorus girl], Dan Mason [clerk], Frank Hilton [secretary], Otto Okuga [valet], Louise Lee [maid]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [Paramount Pictures]. / Scenario by Charles E. Whittaker, from the play On the Quiet by Augustus Thomas. Cinematography by William Marshall. Presented by Adolph Zukor. / © 13 August 1918 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP12744]. Released 1 September 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Crime: Blackmail - Domestics: Maids, Valets - Family: Brother-sister relationships, Brothers-in-Law - Marriages (Secret) - Scandals - Yale University

Listing updated: 5 February 2008.

References: Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

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