List of American films of 1917

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A list of American films of 1917 is a compilation of American films released in 1917.

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Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Adventures of Carol Harley Knoles Madge Evans, George MacQuarrie, Rosina Henley Drama World Film
The Apple Tree Girl Alan Crosland Shirley Mason, Raymond McKee Drama Edison
As Man Made Her George Archainbaud Gail Kane, Edward Langford, Gerda Holmes Drama World Film
As Men Love E. Mason Hopper House Peters Sr., Myrtle Stedman, Jack W. Johnston Drama Paramount
At First Sight Robert Z. Leonard Mae Murray, Sam Hardy Comedy Paramount
The Awakening George Archainbaud Montagu Love, Dorothy Kelly Drama World Film
The Babes in the Woods Sidney Franklin, Chester Franklin Francis Carpenter, Virginia Lee Corbin Fantasy Fox Film[1]
The Bad Boy Chester Withey Robert Harron, Richard Cummings Crime drama Triangle
Because of a Woman Jack Conway Belle Bennett, George Chesebro Drama Triangle
Black Orchids Rex Ingram Cleo Madison, Francis McDonald Drama Universal
Bond of Fear Jack Conway Roy Stewart, Belle Bennett, Melbourne MacDowell Western Triangle
The Bondage of Fear Travers Vale Ethel Clayton, Edward Kimball Drama World Film
The Brand of Satan George Archainbaud Montagu Love, Gerda Holmes, Evelyn Greeley Horror World Film
The Bride of Hate Walter Edwards Frank Keenan, Margery Wilson, Jerome Storm Drama Triangle
The Bride's Silence Henry King Gail Kane, Lew Cody Drama Mutual Film[2]
Bucking Broadway John Ford Harry Carey, Molly Malone Western Universal
The Burglar Harley Knoles Carlyle Blackwell, Madge Evans, Evelyn Greeley Drama World Film
Camille J. Gordon Edwards Theda Bara, Alan Roscoe Drama Fox Film
The Charmer Jack Conway Ella Hall, Belle Bennett, Martha Mattox Drama Universal
Chris and His Wonderful Lamp Alan Crosland Claire Adams, William Wadsworth Fantasy Edison
Cleopatra J. Gordon Edwards Theda Bara, Fritz Leiber Sr., Thurston Hall Historical Fox Film
Come Through Jack Conway Alice Lake, Herbert Rawlinson Crime Universal
The Corner Grocer George Cowl Lew Fields, Madge Evans Drama World Film
Crime and Punishment Lawrence B. McGill Derwent Hall Caine, Lydia Knott Crime Pathé Exchange
The Crimson Dove Romaine Fielding Carlyle Blackwell, June Elvidge Drama World Film
The Dancer's Peril Travers Vale Alice Brady, Montagu Love Romance World Film
Darkest Russia Travers Vale Alice Brady, John Bowers Drama World Film
The Devil-Stone Cecil B. DeMille Geraldine Farrar, Wallace Reid Romance Paramount
Diamonds and Pearls George Archainbaud Kitty Gordon, Milton Sills, George MacQuarrie Drama World Film
The Divorce Game Travers Vale Alice Brady, John Bowers, Arthur Ashley Comedy World Film
The Dormant Power Travers Vale Ethel Clayton, Montagu Love, Muriel Ostriche Drama World Film
Down to Earth John Emerson Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy Romantic comedy Paramount
Easy Money Travers Vale Ethel Clayton, John Bowers Drama World Film
Enlighten Thy Daughter Ivan Abramson Frank Sheridan, Zena Keefe, Marie Shotwell Drama Independent
The False Friend Harry Davenport Robert Warwick, Gail Kane Drama World Film
The Family Honor Emile Chautard Robert Warwick, June Elvidge, Henry Hull Drama World Film
The Flower of Doom Rex Ingram Wedgwood Nowell, Yvette Mitchell Drama Universal
A Game of Wits Henry King Gail Kane, Lew Cody, George Periolat Comedy drama Mutual Film
Golden Rule Kate Reginald Barker Louise Glaum, William Conklin, John Gilbert Western Triangle
The Good for Nothing Carlyle Blackwell Carlyle Blackwell, Madge Evans, Evelyn Greeley Drama World Film
Great Expectations Robert G. Vignola Jack Pickford, Louise Huff Drama Paramount
The Gulf Between Wray Physioc Grace Darmond, Niles Welch Comedy drama Independent
Hands Up! Tod Browning Wilfred Lucas, Colleen Moore Western Triangle
Her Right to Live Paul Scardon Peggy Hyland, Antonio Moreno Drama Vitagraph
Her Soul's Inspiration Jack Conway Ella Hall, Edward Hearn Drama Universal
The Image Maker Eugene Moore Valda Valkyrien, Morgan Jones Drama Pathé Exchange
In Again, Out Again John Emerson Douglas Fairbanks, Walter Walker, Arnold Lucy Comedy Paramount
The Iron Ring George Archainbaud Edward Langford, Gerda Holmes, Arthur Ashley Drama World Film
Jack and the Beanstalk Sidney Franklin, Chester Franklin Francis Carpenter, Virginia Lee Corbin Fantasy [3]
A Jewel in Pawn Jack Conway Ella Hall, Antrim Short Drama Universal
Jim Bludso Tod Browning Wilfred Lucas, Olga Grey Drama
The Jury of Fate Tod Browning Mabel Taliaferro Drama
A Kentucky Cinderella Rupert Julian Ruth Clifford
Kidnapped Alan Crosland Raymond McKee, William Wadsworth Adventure Edison
The Lad and the Lion Alfred E. Green Vivian Reed, Will Machin Adventure [4]
The Land of the Long Shadows W. S. Van Dyke Jack Gardner, Ruth King Western [5]
The Light in Darkness Alan Crosland Shirley Mason, Frank Morgan Drama Edison
The Little American Cecil B. DeMille Mary Pickford War drama
The Little Chevalier Alan Crosland Shirley Mason, Raymond McKee Historical Edison
The Little Duchess Harley Knoles Madge Evans, Pinna Nesbit Drama World Film
The Little Orphan Jack Conway Ella Hall, Gertrude Astor, Gretchen Lederer Drama Universal
The Little Patriot William Bertram Marie Osborne, Herbert Standing Drama Pathé Exchange
Little Lost Sister Alfred E. Green Vivian Reed, George Fawcett [6]
The Little Princess Marshall Neilan Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, ZaSu Pitts Drama
The Little Yank George Siegmann Dorothy Gish, Frank Bennett Historical Triangle
Lonesome Luke, Lawyer Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke, Mechanic Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke, Messenger Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke, Plumber Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke Loses Patients Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke on Tin Can Alley Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke's Honeymoon Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke's Lively Life Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke's Lovely Rifle Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lonesome Luke's Wild Women Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Lost and Won Cecil B. DeMille Marie Doro, Elliott Dexter Drama
Love, Laughs and Lather Hal Roach Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels Comedy
A Love Sublime Tod Browning Wilfred Lucas, Carmel Myers Romance
Luke Wins Ye Ladye Faire Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Luke's Busy Day Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Luke's Lost Liberty Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Luke's Trolley Troubles Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy short
Magda Emile Chautard Clara Kimball Young, Alice Gale, Valda Valkyrien Drama Selznick
A Maid of Belgium George Archainbaud Alice Brady, George MacQuarrie Drama World Film
The Man Without a Country Ernest C. Warde Florence La Badie, Holmes Herbert Drama
Man's Woman Travers Vale Ethel Clayton, Rockliffe Fellowes, Edward Kimball Drama World Film
The Marriage Market Arthur Ashley Carlyle Blackwell, June Elvidge Drama World Film
The Mate of the Sally Ann Henry King Mary Miles Minter, Allan Forrest Comedy drama
Maternity John B. O'Brien Alice Brady, John Bowers Drama World Film
The Millionaire Vagrant Victor Schertzinger Charles Ray, Sylvia Breamer, John Gilbert Drama Triangle
A Modern Musketeer Allan Dwan Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw Adventure Paramount
Moral Courage Romaine Fielding Muriel Ostriche, Arthur Ashley Drama World Film
A Mormon Maid Robert Z. Leonard Mae Murray, Frank Borzage Drama Paramount
Move On Gilbert Pratt Harold Lloyd Comedy
Oh Doctor! Roscoe Arbuckle Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton Comedy
On Record Robert Z. Leonard Mae Murray, Tom Forman Crime drama
Over the Fence Harold Lloyd Harold Lloyd Comedy
Over the Hill William Parke Gladys Hulette, Dan Mason Drama Pathé Exchange
Over There James Kirkwood Sr. Charles Richman, Anna Q. Nilsson, Walter McGrail War Selznick
The Page Mystery Harley Knoles Carlyle Blackwell, June Elvidge, Arthur Ashley Mystery World Film
Panthea Allan Dwan Norma Talmadge, Earle Foxe Drama
Peggy, the Will O' the Wisp Tod Browning Mabel Taliaferro, Thomas Carrigan Drama
Pinched Harold Lloyd Harold Lloyd Comedy
Polly Redhead Jack Conway Ella Hall, Gertrude Astor, Charles Hill Mailes Comedy Universal
The Poor Little Rich Girl Maurice Tourneur Mary Pickford Drama
The Price of Pride Harley Knoles Carlyle Blackwell, June Elvidge Western drama World Film
The Price She Paid Charles Giblyn Clara Kimball Young, Louise Beaudet, Alan Hale Drama Selznick
The Primrose Ring Robert Z. Leonard Mae Murray, Tom Moore Drama
The Princess of Patches Alfred E. Green Violet De Biccari, Vivian Reed [7]
Princess Virtue Robert Z. Leonard Mae Marsh, Wheeler Oakman Drama [8]
Public Be Damned Stanner E.V. Taylor Mary Fuller, Charles Richman Drama Selznick
The Pulse of Life Rex Ingram Wedgwood Nowell, Molly Malone Drama Universal
Rainbow Island Billy Gilbert Harold Lloyd Comedy
Reaching for the Moon John Emerson Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy Adventure
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Marshall Neilan Mary Pickford Drama
A Reckless Romeo Roscoe Arbuckle Fatty Arbuckle, Al St. John Comedy
The Red Woman Harry R. Durant Gail Kane, Mahlon Hamilton, June Elvidge Western drama World Film
The Reward of the Faithless Rex Ingram Claire DuBray, Betty Schade, Wedgwood Nowell Drama Universal[9]
A Romance of the Redwoods Cecil B. DeMille Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter Drama
The Rough House Roscoe Arbuckle, Buster Keaton Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton Comedy
Runaway Romany George W. Lederer Marion Davies, Joseph Kilgour, Matt Moore Drama Pathé Exchange
Shall We Forgive Her? Arthur Ashley June Elvidge, John Bowers, Shall We Forgive Her? Drama World Film
Shirley Kaye Joseph Kaufman Clara Kimball Young, George Fawcett Drama Selznick
The Social Leper Harley Knoles Carlyle Blackwell, June Elvidge, Arthur Ashley Drama World Film
Sold at Auction Sherwood MacDonald Lois Meredith, William Conklin, Marguerite Nichols Drama Pathé Exchange
Souls Adrift Harley Knoles Ethel Clayton, Milton Sills Drama World Film
Souls in Pawn Henry King Gail Kane, Douglas MacLean Spy
Souls Triumphant John B. O'Brien Lillian Gish, Wilfred Lucas Drama
Southern Pride Henry King Gail Kane, Lew Cody Drama
A Square Deal Harley Knoles Carlyle Blackwell, June Elvidge, Henry Hull Drama World Film
Step Lively Alfred J. Goulding Harold Lloyd Comedy
The Stolen Paradise Harley Knoles Ethel Clayton, Edward Langford, Pinna Nesbit Drama World Film
Stop! Luke! Listen! Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy
Straight Shooting John Ford Harry Carey Western
A Strange Transgressor Reginald Barker Louise Glaum Drama Feature length
The Strong Way George Kelson June Elvidge, John Bowers Drama World Film
Sudden Jim Victor Schertzinger Charles Ray, Sylvia Breamer Drama Triangle
Sylvia of the Secret Service George Fitzmaurice Irene Castle, Elliott Dexter, Erich von Stroheim Thriller
Teddy at the Throttle Clarence G. Badger Gloria Swanson, Bobby Vernon, Wallace Beery Comedy
The Tenth Case George Kelson June Elvidge, John Bowers, George MacQuarrie Drama World Film
The Tides of Fate Marshall Farnum William Sheer, Charles E. Graham Drama World Film
Told at Twilight Henry King Marie Osborne, Beatrice Van Drama Pathé Exchange
Tom Sawyer William Desmond Taylor Jack Pickford
The Tornado John Ford John Ford Western
The Trufflers Fred E. Wright Nell Craig, Sidney Ainsworth, Ernest Maupain Drama Essanay
Truthful Tulliver William S. Hart William S. Hart, Alma Rubens, Nina Byron Western Triangle
Twin Kiddies Henry King Marie Osborne, Edward Josbon Comedy drama Pathé Exchange
Vengeance Is Mine Frank Hall Crane Irene Castle, Frank Sheridan, Helene Chadwick Drama Pathé Exchange
The Vicar of Wakefield Ernest C. Warde Frederick Warde, Boyd Marshall, Kathryn Adams Historical Pathé Exchange
The Volunteer Harley Knoles Madge Evans, Henry Hull, Muriel Ostriche Drama World Film
We Never Sleep Harold Lloyd Comedy
The Weaker Sex Raymond B. West Dorothy Dalton, Louise Glaum, Charles Ray Drama Triangle
Wild and Woolly John Emerson Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy Western comedy Paramount
The Wild Girl Howard Estabrook Eva Tanguay, Thomas J. Moore Comedy drama Selznick[10]
A Woman Alone Harry Davenport Alice Brady, Edward Langford, Edward Kimball Drama World Film
The Woman Beneath Travers Vale Ethel Clayton, Crauford Kent Drama World Film
The Woman God Forgot Cecil B. DeMille Geraldine Farrar, Wallace Reid, Raymond Hatton Historical Paramount
Yankee Pluck George Archainbaud Ethel Clayton, Montagu Love, Johnny Hines Drama World Film
Youth Romaine Fielding Carlyle Blackwell, June Elvidge, Johnny Hines Drama World Film

Short films[edit]

Title Director Cast Genre Notes
The Adventurer Charles Chaplin Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance Comedy
All Aboard Alfred J. Goulding Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels Comedy
Bashful Alfred J. Goulding Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels Comedy
The Big Idea Gilbert Pratt Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels Comedy
Birds of a Feather Harold Lloyd, Snub Pollard Comedy
Bliss Alfred J. Goulding Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels Comedy
The Butcher Boy Fatty Arbuckle Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton Comedy
By the Sad Sea Waves Alfred J. Goulding Harold Lloyd Comedy
Cheyenne's Pal John Ford Harry Carey, Gertrude Astor Western
Clubs Are Trump Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy
Coney Island Fatty Arbuckle Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton Comedy
The Cure Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell Comedy
Easy Street Charles Chaplin Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance Comedy
The Flirt Billy Gilbert Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels Comedy
From Laramie to London Hal Roach Harold Lloyd Comedy
His Wedding Night Roscoe Arbuckle Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton Comedy
The Immigrant Charles Chaplin Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance Comedy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Babes in the Woods (1917) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  2. ^ "Detail view of Movies Page". Afi.com. 1917-09-10. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  3. ^ "Jack and the Beanstalk (1917) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  4. ^ "The Lad and the Lion (1917) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  5. ^ "The Land of Long Shadows (1917) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  6. ^ "Little Lost Sister (1917) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  7. ^ "The Princess of Patches (1917) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  8. ^ "Princess Virtue (1917)". Silentfilmstillarchive.com. 2012-08-17. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  9. ^ "The Reward of the Faithless (1917) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  10. ^ "The Wild Girl (1917) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2017-07-15.

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