On the Quiet

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On the Quiet
Contemporary newspaper publicity. John Barrymore and Lois Meredith
Directed by Chester Withey
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written by Augustus Thomas (play)
Charles E. Whittaker (scenario)
Starring John Barrymore
Cinematography William Marshall
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
September 1, 1918
Running time
5 reels; 4,549 feet
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

On the Quiet is a lost[1] 1918 silent film comedy produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Chester Withey and starred John Barrymore. The film, based on an original 1901 play, was written by Augustus Thomas and served as a popular hit for William Collier, Sr.[2][3][4][5][6]


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  1. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:On the Quiet
  2. ^ On the Quiet at silentera.com
  3. ^ On the Quiet as produced on Broadway at Hoyt's Theatre, February 11, 1901, 160 performances; IBDb
  4. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c. 1988
  5. ^ John Barrymore: A Bio-Bibliography by Martin Norden, c. 1995
  6. ^ John Barrymore Shakespearean Actor by Michael Morrison, c. 1997, p.73

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