A Gentleman of Leisure (1915 film)

A Gentleman of Leisure is a surviving[1] 1915 American silent comedy film produced by Jesse Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars stage veteran Wallace Eddinger. The film is based on the novel A Gentleman of Leisure by P. G. Wodehouse and 1911 Broadway play adapted by Wodehouse and John Stapleton. A young actor named Douglas Fairbanks was a cast member in the play several years before beginning a film career. This film survives in the Library of Congress.[2][3][4]

A Gentleman of Leisure
A Gentleman of Leisure 1915 scene B - newspaper
A scene from the film
Directed byGeorge Melford
Produced byJesse Lasky
Based onA Gentleman of Leisure
by P. G. Wodehouse and John Stapleton
StarringWallace Eddinger
CinematographyWalter Stradling
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • March 1, 1915
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Cast

See also

References

  1. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: A Gentleman of Leisure
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c. 1988
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress p.66 by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  4. ^ A Gentleman of Leisure as produced on Broadway, beginning August 24 1911 at the Playhouse Theatre, later moved to the Globe and Herald Square Theatres; IMDb.com

External links

A Gentleman of Leisure (disambiguation)

A Gentleman of Leisure may refer to:

A Gentleman of Leisure, a novel by P. G. Wodehouse

A Gentleman of Leisure (1915 film), a film directed by George Melford

A Gentleman of Leisure (1923 film), a film directed by Joseph Henabery

Films directed by George Melford
Jeeves and Wooster
Blandings Castle
School stories
Other novels
Other short story
collections
Autobiographies
Stage
Films
Television
Radio
Comics

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.