Nearly a King

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Nearly a King
Newspaper advertisement
Directed by Frederick Thomson
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Written by William H. Clifford (orig. screen story)
Starring John Barrymore
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
February 10, 1916
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent

Nearly a King is a 1916 silent film romantic comedy produced by Famous Players Film Company and distributed by Paramount Pictures. John Barrymore stars in a story written for the screen. Barrymore's first wife Katherine Corri Harris makes her screen debut with him in this picture. Frederick Thomson directed and this is now a lost film.[1][2][3][4]

One of the earliest screen appearances of a young Adolphe Menjou, just 25 years old.



  1. ^ Nearly a King at
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c.1988
  3. ^ John Barrymore: A Bio-Bibliography by Martin Norden, c. 1995
  4. ^ Motography: The Motion Picture Trade Journal, Volume 16, Chicago February 26, 1916 Retrieved December 11, 2015

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