Uncle Tom’s Cabin
B&W : Five reels
Directed by J. Searle Dawley
Cast: Marguerite Clark [Little Eva St. Clair; and Topsy], J.W. Johnston [Haley], Florence Carpenter [Eliza Harris], Frank Losee [Uncle Tom], Phil Ryley [Marks], Harry Lee [Jeff], Walter Lewis [Simon Legree], Augusta Anderson [Mrs. St. Clair], Ruby Hoffman [Cassy], Susanne Willis [Aunt Chloe], Mrs. Priestly Morrison [Ophelia], Thomas Carnahan Jr. [George Shelby Jr.], Jere Austin [George Harris], Henry Stamford [Mr. St. Clair]
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation through Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by J. Searle Dawley, from the play adaptation Uncle Tom’s Cabin by George L. Aiken of the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Cinematography by H. Lyman Broening. Second cameraman, Chester A. Lyons (Chester Lyons). Presented by Adolph Zukor. / © 5 July 1918 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP12635]. Released 15 July 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Some location cinematography was taken near New Orleans, Louisiana. The novel was previously filmed as Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1914). The novel was subsequently filmed as Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1927).
Drama: Historical: Civil War.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: African-Americans - Dual roles - History: USA: American Civil War (1861-1865) - Slavery - USA: Louisiana: New Orleans
Listing updated: 18 May 2010.
References: Hirschhorn-Universal p. 56; Null-Black p. 9; Pitts-Hollywood p. 7; Slide-Aspects p. 47 : Website-AFI.