The Amateur Gentleman (1926 film)

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The Amateur Gentleman
Amateur Gentleman lobby card.jpg
Lobby card
Directed by Sidney Olcott
Produced by Richard Barthelmess
Written by Jeffrey Farnol (novel)
Lillie Hayward (scenario)
Tom Miranda (titles)
Starring Richard Barthelmess
Dorothy Dunbar
Cinematography David W. Gobbett
Distributed by First National
Release date
  • August 15, 1926 (1926-08-15)
Running time
8 reels; 7,790 feet
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Amateur Gentleman is a 1926 American silent[1] drama film produced by Inspiration Pictures and distributed through First National Pictures. It was directed by Sidney Olcott as a vehicle for star Richard Barthelmess.[2][3]

The same story was made into a 1920 British silent film and would be filmed again in 1936 with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

The Amateur Gentleman is preserved in the George Eastman House Motion Picture Collection.[4][5]


Production notes[edit]

The film was shot at Clune studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, and at the Samuel S. Hinds house in Pasadena.[6]


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