David Harum (1915 film)
|Directed by||Allan Dwan|
|Produced by||Adolph Zukor|
|Written by||Allan Dwan|
|Based on||David Harum
by Edward Noyes Westcott
|Studio||Famous Players Film Company|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Running time||5 reels|
David Harum is a 1915 American silent comedy-drama romance film written and directed by Allan Dwan, produced by Famous Players Film Company and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is based on 1899 the novel of the same name by Edward Noyes Westcott and the 1900 Broadway play of the novel starring William H. Crane (Crane also starred in two subsequent Broadway revivals). Crane agreed to star in the film (which was his debut) only if the film was written exactly as the play. David Harum is the only film of Dwan's for Famous Players that still survives. A print is preserved at the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York and the Cinémathèque Française in Paris.
- May Allison - Mary Blake
- Harold Lockwood - John Lenox
- William H. Crane - David Harum
- Kate Meeks - Aunt Polly, David's sister
- Hal Clarendon - Chet Timson
- Guy Nichols - Deacon Perkins
- Russell Bassett - Bit role
- Lombardi, Frederic (2013). Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of the Hollywood Studios. McFarland. p. 37. ISBN 0-786-43485-6.
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: David Harum
- Whiting, Jim (2005). Analecta: Selected Reflections of a Cartoonist's Life. Trafford Publishing. p. 22. ISBN 1-412-04943-1.
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