The Prince and the Pauper (1915 film)

The Prince and the Pauper is a lost[1] 1915 silent film adventure starring Marguerite Clark based on the 1881 novel by Mark Twain. The film was produced by the Famous Players Film Company and was directed by Edwin S. Porter and Hugh Ford.[2][3]

The Prince and the Pauper
The Prince and the Pauper 1916 newspaper
Newspaper advertisement
Directed byEdwin S. Porter
Hugh Ford
Produced byFamous Players Film Company
Daniel Frohman
Written byHugh Ford
Based onThe Prince and the Pauper
by Mark Twain
StarringMarguerite Clark
Distributed byFamous Players-Lasky
Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • November 29, 1915
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film (English titles)

Plot

In this Mark Twain story of mistaken identity, Marguerite Clark plays two different young men, the well to do Prince of Wales and a poor boy of the streets.

Cast

  • Marguerite Clark - Prince Edward/Tom Canty
  • Robert Broderick - The King
  • William Barrows - Earl of Hertford
  • William Sorelle - Miles Hendon
  • William Frederic - Tom Canty's Father
  • Alfred Fisher - Father Andrew
  • Nathaniel Sack -
  • Edwin Mordant -

See also

  • The House That Shadows Built (1931 promotional film by Paramount); a possibility that the unnamed Marguerite Clark clip is from The Prince and the Pauper.

References

  1. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Prince and the Pauper
  2. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:The Prince & the Pauper
  3. ^ The Prince and the Pauper at silentera.com

External links

The Prince and the Pauper (disambiguation)

The Prince and the Pauper is an 1881 novel by Mark Twain.

The Prince and the Pauper may also refer to:

The Prince and the Pauper (1915 film), a lost silent adaptation of the novel

The Prince and the Pauper (1920 film), an adaptation starring Tibor Lubinszky as Edward VI and Tom Canty

The Prince and the Pauper (1937 film), an adaptation starring Billy and Bobby Mauch

The Prince and the Pauper (1977 film), an adaptation starring Mark Lester as Edward VI and Tom Canty

The Prince and the Pauper (1990 film), an animated Mickey Mouse short

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