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Sam Kaufman (left), Valentine Paul and Lois Weber.
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Suspense
(1913) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Lois Weber and Phillips Smalley

Cast: Lois Weber [the wife], Valentine Paul [the husband], Douglas Gerard [the pursuer], Sam Kaufman [the tramp]; [?] ? [Mamie, the maid]

Rex Film Company production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Lois Weber. / Released 6 July 1913. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film utilizes a triptych shot. Despite attributions to the contrary, Lon Chaney does not appear in the film.

Drama.

Survival status: Prints exist in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute film archive [35mm positive]; and in the film holdings of Film Preservation Associates [35mm duplicate negative (from BFI prints)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Accidents - Babies - Chases - Communication: Notes, Telephones - Domestics: Maids - Furniture: Cradles - Handwriting - Infants - Keys: Keyholes - Keyhole shots - Kitchens - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen - Offices - Tramps - Transportation: Automobiles - Triptych shots - Weapons: Guns (Pistols), Knives

Listing updated: 23 May 2014.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Blake-Films p. 1; Brownlow-Behind p. xxii; Brownlow-Parade pp. 23, 24-25; Edmonds-BigU p. 70 : Website-Chaney.

Home video: DVD.

 
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