The Decoy (1916 film)

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This is not the 1916 George W. Lederer film by the same name.
The Decoy
Directed by William Garwood
Produced by Carl Laemmle
Screenplay by Bess Meredyth (Scenario)
Story by E. Magnus Ingleton
Starring William Garwood
Edward Brady
Lois Wilson
Wadsworth Harris
Jack Connolly
Frank MacQuarrie
Distributed by Universal Film Manufacturing Company
Release date
  • October 19, 1916 (1916-10-19) (United States theatrical)
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles

The Decoy is a 1916 American black and white silent short drama film directed by William Garwood, and starring William Garwood, Edward Brady, Lois Wilson, Wadsworth Harris and Frank MacQuarrie.[1][2] The film premiered on October 19, 1916.[3][4] The film is said to be a story of "revenge and intrigue" with its scenes set in Paris according to the Moving Picture Exhibitors' Association writing about the film in 1916.[4]



  1. ^ Films in review. National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. 1973. Retrieved May 19, 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Decoy". Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  3. ^ Moving Picture Exhibitors' Association (1916). The Moving Picture World, Volume 30. The World Photographic Publishing Company. p. 598. 
  4. ^ a b Moving Picture Exhibitors' Association (1916). The Moving picture world. The World Photographic Publishing Company. p. 570. Retrieved May 19, 2011. 

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