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What’s His Name
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Cast: Max Figman [Harvey], Lolita Robertson [Nellie Duluth], Fred Montague [Fairfax], Sydney Deane [Uncle Peter], Dick La Strange [the best man], Merta Carpenter [Nellie’s friend], Theodore Roberts [the country doctor], Cecelia de Mille
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Cecil B. DeMille, from the novel What’s-His-Name by George Barr McCutcheon. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Cecil B. DeMille. / © 15 October 1914 by Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated [LU3527]. Released 22 October 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4867.
Survival status: Print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Actresses - Death: Suicide (Attempted) - Divorce - Families: Mother-daughter relationships - Marriage - USA: Nevada (Reno), New York (New York)
Listing updated: 7 March 2011.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4867; Brownlow-Behind p. 32; Tarbox-Lost p. 206 : Website-AFI; Website-GEH.