The Squaw Man
B&W : Six reels
Directed by Cecil B. De Mille (Cecil B. DeMille) and Oscar C. Apfel (Oscar Apfel)
Cast: Dustin Farnum [Captain James Wynnegate], Monroe Salisbury [Sir Henry, Earl of Kerhill], Winifred Kingston [Lady Diana], Dick La Reno [‘Big’ Bill], Billy Elmer (William Elmer) [Cash Hawkins], Princess Red Wing [Nat-U-Rich], Foster Knox [Sir John], Joseph E. Singleton (Joseph Singleton) [Tabywana], Fred Montague [Mr. Petrie], Baby de Rue [Hal], Dick Le Strange [‘Grouchy’ Bill], Mrs. A.W. Filson, Haidee Fuller
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated, production; distributed on State Rights basis. / Scenario by Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar C. Apfel, from the adaptation by Oscar C. Apfel of the play The Squaw Man by Edwin Milton Royle. Assistant director, [?] Eugene de Rue? Cinematography by Alfred Gandolfi. Assistant cameramen, Johnny Cramer and Bert Longenecker. Edited by Mamie Wagner. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 1914 by Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated. Released 23 February 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot from 29 December 1913 through at least 20 January 1914, and cost $15,450.25. The Lasky company’s first release. [?] Other sources list the release date as 15 February 1914. The net profit from the film was approximately $244,700. A contemporary advertisement lists the play’s author as Edward Milton Royle in error. Katchmer-Eighty p. 4 mistakenly lists Haidee Fuller as Haidee Folier. Katchmer-Eighty p. 4 and McCaffrey-Guide pp. 17 and 18 mistakenly list Art Acord as a member of the cast.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4239.
Survival status: Print exists [16mm reduction positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Gambling - USA: California: Los Angeles
Listing updated: 15 August 2007.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.4239; Bardèche-History pp. 66-67, 104; Birchard-DeMille pp. ix, x, 1-13; Bohn-Light p. 90; Brownlow-Parade p. 33; Cary-Hollywood pp. 44, 48, 91; Dardis-Keaton pp. 46-47; Edmonds-BigU p. 117; Everson-American pp. 56, 59, 86f, 369; Fell-History pp. 91, 106; Katchmer-Eighty p. 4; Koszarski-Hart pp. ix, xii; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 94; Leyda-Before p. 61; Maeder-Hollywood p. 57; McCaffrey-Guide pp. 17, 18; Robertson-Guinness p. 7; Shipman-Cinema p. 52; Sinyard-Silent p. 55; Sklar-Movie pp. 44, 68; Slide-Aspects pp. 20-21; Tarbox-Lost pp. 26, 188; Webb-Hollywood p. xi : ClasIm-240 p. 45.
Home video: DVD.