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The Sowers
(1916) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by William C. de Mille

Cast: Blanche Sweet [Karin Dolokhof], Thomas Meighan [Prince Paul Alexis], Mabel Van Buren [Princess Tanya], Ernest Joy [Count Egor Strannik], Theodore Roberts [Boris Dolokhof], Horace B. Carpenter [chief of the secret police], Raymond Hatton [the peddler], Harold Howard [the tramp]

Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Marion Fairfax, from the novel The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman (Hugh S. Scott). Costume design by Fedor Raskolnikoff. Assistant director, M.A. Harris. Cinematography by Charles Rosher. / © 16 March 1916 by Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated [LP7853]. Released 30 March 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4185.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Russia - Russians

Listing updated: 8 May 2012.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4185; Drew-Speaking pp. 227, 287 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

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