The Test of Honor

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The Test of Honor
The Test of Honor - 1919 - lanternslide.jpg
Lantern slide for The Test of Honor
Directed by John S. Robertson
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Written by Eve Unsell (scenario)
Based on E. Phillips Oppenheim (novel The Malefactor)
Starring John Barrymore
Constance Binney
Cinematography Jacques Monteran
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
April 6, 1919
Running time
Five reels at 4,684 feet
(50+ minutes)
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Test of Honor (1919) is an American silent film drama produced by Famous Players-Lasky, released by Paramount, directed by John S. Robertson, and starring John Barrymore. Considered the actor's first drama movie role after years of doing film comedies and farces.[1]

The film was made at Famous Players' East Coast facility and released prior to Robertson and Barrymore's famous Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920).

John Barrymore at the time of the production of The Test of Honor. From a trade publication.


Preservation status[edit]

The Test of Honor is now considered a lost film.[2][3][4][5]

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