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We Can’t Have Everything
(1918) American
B&W : Six reels
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Cast: Kathlyn Williams [Charity Coe Cheever], Elliott Dexter [Jim Dyckman], Wanda Hawley [Kedzie Thropp], Sylvia Breamer [Zada L’Etoile], Thurston Hall [Peter Cheever], Raymond Hatton [Marquis of Strathdene], Tully Marshall [the director], Theodore Roberts [the sultan], James Neill [the detective], Ernest Joy [the heavy], Billy Elmer (William Elmer) [‘Props’], Alvin Wyckoff [the cameraman], Charles Ogle [man from Nimrim], Sylvia Ashton [woman from Nimrim]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [A Cecil B. DeMille Production; Artcraft Pictures]. / Produced by Cecil B. DeMille. Scenario by William C. de Mille, from the novel We Can’t Have Everything by Rupert Hughes. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Assistant director Sam Wood. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Cecil B. DeMille and Anne Bauchens. / © 27 June 1918 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP12621]. Released [?] 7 or 8? July 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Footage of the Lasky studio fire was included in the film.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 26 February 2012.

References: Bardèche-History p. 107 : Website-AFI.

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