Silent Era Information*Progressive Silent Film List*Lost Films*People*Theaters
Taylorology*Articles*Home Video*Books*Store*Search
Silent Era Home Page  >  PSFL  >  Treasure Island (1920)
Progressive Silent Film List
A growing source of silent era film information.
This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
Copyright © 1999-2018 by Carl Bennett and the Silent Era Company.
All Rights Reserved.

About This Listing
Report Omissions or Errors in This Listing


Treasure Island
(1920) American
B&W : Six reels
Directed by Maurice Tourneur

Cast: Shirley Mason [Jim Hawkins], Charles Ogle [Long John Silver], Sydney Dean [Squire Trelawney], Charles Hill Mailes (Charles H. Mailes) [Doctor Livesey], Lon Chaney [Pew / Merry], Josie Melville [Mrs. Hawkins], Al Filson [Bill Bones], Wilton Taylor [‘Black Dog’], Joseph Singleton [Israel Hands], Bull Montana [Morgan], Harry Holden [Captain Smollett]

Maurice Tourneur Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [Paramount-Artcraft Super Special]. / Scenario by Stephen Fox (Jules Furthman), from the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Cinematography by René Guissart and John van den Broek. Art direction by Floyd Mueller and Ben Carré. / © 26 March 1920 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP14923]. Released 4 April 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as Treasure Island (1918). The novel was subsequently filmed as Treasure Island (1934).

Drama: Historical: Adventure.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4551.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) - Blind persons - Dual roles - Pirates

Listing updated: 23 July 2008.

References: AFI-F1 nn. F1.4551, F1.4552; Bardèche-History p. 111; Brownlow-Parade p. 240; Edmonds-BigU p. 71; Everson-American pp. 68, 150; Marrero-Vintage p. 20; Spehr-American p. 100; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : ClasIm-240 p. 45.

Silent Era Home Page  >  PSFL  >  Treasure Island (1920)
Hunchback of Notre Dame on Blu-ray Disc



The Penalty on Blu-ray

Chaney Before Thousand Faces

Phantom of the Opera on Blu-ray

The Penalty on Blu-ray