Chimmie Fadden

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Chimmie Fadden
Chimmie Fadden - newspaper scene - 1915.jpg
Scene from the film
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Produced by Cecil B. DeMille
Jesse L. Lasky
Written by Cecil B. DeMille
Based on Chimmie Fadden 
by Edward W. Townsend
Starring Victor Moore
Cinematography Alvin Wyckoff
Edited by Cecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • June 28, 1915 (1915-06-28)
Running time
40 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles
Budget $10,504.39[1]
Box office $78,944.49[1]

Chimmie Fadden is a 1915 American silent comedy film directed, written and edited Cecil B. DeMille. The film starred Victor Moore in the title role and is based on the play and short story of the same name by Edward W. Townsend.[2]


  • Victor Moore as Chimmie Fadden
  • Raymond Hatton as Larry, His Brother
  • Mrs. Lewis McCord as Mrs. Fadden, Their Mother
  • Ernest Joy as Van Cartlandt, A Millionaire
  • Anita King as Fanny, His Daughter
  • Camille Astor as Hortense, French Maid
  • Tom Forman as Antoine, Butler-Thief
  • Harry DeRoy as Perkins, The Butler

Preservation status[edit]

The film is now considered a lost film.[3]


  1. ^ a b Birchard, Robert S. (2004). Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. p. 52. ISBN 0-813-12324-0. 
  2. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Chimmie Fadden". Silent Era. Retrieved 2010-04-03. 
  3. ^ Birchard 2004 p.53

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