Her Excellency, the Governor

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Her Excellency, the Governor
Directed by Al Parker
Written by Robert Shirley (scenario)
Based on His Excellency, the Governor
by Robert Marshall
Starring Wilfred Lucas
Elda Milar
Cinematography Roy Vaughn
Distributed by Triangle Film Corporation
Release date
  • June 24, 1917 (1917-06-24)
Running time
50 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Her Excellency, the Governor is a 1917 American silent drama film produced and distributed by the Triangle Film Corporation. Directed by Albert Parker, the film stars Elda Milar, who later became well known as gossip columnist Hedda Hopper. The film is loosely based the play His Excellency, the Governor, by Robert Marshall.[1]



Like many American films of the time, Her Excellency, the Governor was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors required the cutting of an intertitle that stated, "You're around her quite often - why don't you compromise her?"[2]


  1. ^ His Excellency, the Governor, many different revivals on Broadway; IBDB.com
  2. ^ "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 5 (5): 33. 28 July 1917. Retrieved 2014-11-11. 

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