The Boss (1915 film)

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The Boss
Directed by Emile Chautard
Produced by William A. Brady
Based on The Boss
by Edward Sheldon
Starring Holbrook Blinn
Alice Brady
Cinematography Lucien Tainguy
Distributed by World Film Company
Release date
  • May 24, 1915 (1915-05-24)
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent

The Boss is a 1915 silent film produced by William A. Brady and released through his World Film Company. The film is based on a 1911 play by Edward Sheldon called The Boss. On stage it starred Holbrook Blinn and Emily Stevens. In this silent version Holbrook Blinn reprises his role from the Broadway play but Emily Stevens is replaced by Alice Brady, the daughter of producer William Brady.[1][2]


  • Holbrook Blinn – Michael R. Regan
  • Alice Brady – Emily Griswold
  • William Marion – Archbishop Sullivan
  • Charles S. Abbe – James D. Griswold
  • Bert Starkey – Porkey McCoy
  • Frederick Truesdell – Scanlan
  • Julia Stuart – Mrs. Regan
  • Douglas MacLean – Regan's Secretary, Robert (*as Douglas McLean)
  • R. B. Mantell Jr. – Regan's Butler, Gates


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