Belphegor the Mountebank

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Belphegor the Mountebank
Directed by Bert Wynne
Written by Charles Webb (play)
Eliot Stannard
Starring Milton Rosmer
Kathleen Vaughan
Warwick Ward
Release date
  • 1921 (1921)
Running time
6 reels/5500 feet
Country United Kingdom
Language Silent film
English intertitles

Belphegor the Mountebank is a 1921 British silent film directed by Bert Wynne and starring Milton Rosmer, Kathleen Vaughan and Warwick Ward. It is based on the play Belphegor, the mountebank : or, Woman's constancy from the 1850s by Charles Webb. Webb's own play was a translation and adaptation of Adolphe D'Ennery's aillasse.


The plot centres on the character Belphegor, a nobleman by birth whose life circumstances change and who is forced to take up the life of a traveling showman.[1]


  • Milton Rosmer as Belphegor
  • Kathleen Vaughan as Pauline de Blangy
  • Warwick Ward as Laverennes
  • Nancy Price as Countess de Blangy
  • Margaret Dean as Madeleine
  • Peter Coleman as Fanfaronade
  • Leal Douglas as Catherine
  • R.Heaton Grey as Comte de Blangy
  • A.Harding Steerman as Duc de Sarola


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