The Adventures of François Villon

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The Adventures of François Villon were a series of four films released in 1914, directed by Charles Giblyn and featuring Murdock MacQuarrie as François Villon. The four films are The Oubliette, The Higher Law, Monsieur Bluebeard, and Ninety Black Boxes.[1]

The Oubliette[edit]

The Oubliette
Directed by Charles Giblyn
Written by George Bronson Howard
Harry G. Stafford
Starring Murdock MacQuarrie
Pauline Bush
Lon Chaney
Cinematography Lee Bartholomew
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • August 15, 1914 (1914-08-15)
Country United States
Language Silent

The Oubliette was a silent drama film directed by Charles Giblyn, featuring Murdock MacQuarrie and Lon Chaney. This film and By the Sun's Rays are two of Chaney's earliest surviving films.[2]

Cast of The Oubliette[edit]

The Higher Law[edit]

The Higher Law
Directed by Charles Giblyn
Produced by Joe De Grasse
Written by George Bronson Howard
Harry G. Stafford
Starring Murdock MacQuarrie
Pauline Bush
Cinematography Lee Bartholomew
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • September 19, 1914 (1914-09-19)
Country United States
Language Silent

The Higher Law is a silent drama film directed by Charles Giblyn and featuring Murdock MacQuarrie and Pauline Bush. Lon Chaney also has a role. The film is now considered to be lost.[3]

Cast of The Higher Law[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IMDB - François Villon (character)
  2. ^ "New York Times: The Oubliette". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Silent Era: The Higher Law". silentera. Retrieved 2008-06-19. 

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