Sick Abed

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Sick Abed
Sick Abed.jpg
1920 theatrical poster
Directed by Sam Wood
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Written by Ethel Watts Mumford (play)
Clara Genevieve Kennedy (scenario)
Starring Wallace Reid
Bebe Daniels
Cinematography Alfred Gilks
Distributed by Paramount Pictures/Artcraft
Release dates
June 27, 1920
Running time
5 reels; 4,327 feet
Country United States
Language Silent
Wallace Reid and Bebe Daniels in the film

Sick Abed is a 1920 silent comedy film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures/ Artcraft, an affiliate of Paramount. It was directed by Sam Wood and stars matinee idol Wallace Reid. It is based on a 1918 Broadway stage play Sick-a-bed by Ethel Watts Mumford starring Mary Boland. The spelling of the movie varies from the spelling of the play.[1][2]

This film survives at the Library of Congress.[3][4]



  1. ^ Sick Abed at the database
  2. ^ Sick-a-bed produced on Broadway by Klaw & Erlanger, at the Gaiety Theatre February 25, 1918 to May 1918;
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress,(<-book title) p.165 published by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  4. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Sick Abed

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