The Bottle Imp (1917 film)

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The Bottle Imp
The Bottle Imp1917-newspaperad.jpg
An advertisement for the film.
Directed by Marshall Neilan
Produced by Jesse Lasky
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson(short story:The Bottle Imp)
Charles Maigne(scenario)
Cinematography Walter Stradling
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
March 26, 1917
Running time
50 minutes;(5 reels)
Country United States
Language Silent

The Bottle Imp is a 1917 silent fantasy film produced by Jesse Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures. It is taken from a short story by Robert Louis Stevenson The Bottle Imp. The movie was directed in Hawaii by Marshall Neilan and stars Japanese actor Sessue Hayakawa.[1]

Prints held by George Eastman House and Cinematheque Francais, Paris.[2]



  • Margaret Loomis


  1. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c.1988
  2. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Bottle Imp

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