The Man from Home (1914 film)

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The Man From Home
The Man from Home 1914 newspaperphoto.jpg
Scene from the film.
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Cecil B. DeMille
Written by Cecil B. DeMille
Booth Tarkington
Harry Leon Wilson
Starring Charles Richman
Cinematography Alvin Wyckoff
Edited by Cecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • November 9, 1914 (1914-11-09)
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Man from Home is a 1914 American drama film based on a novel by Booth Tarkington and directed by Cecil B. DeMille. In 1922, the story was remade in the UK by George Fitzmaurice as The Man From Home, and released by Famous Players-Lasky.

The stage play was a big hit for actor William Hodge in the role of Pike in the 1908 Broadway season.[1]


Preservation status[edit]

Like many of DeMille's early films, this film is extant, preserved at the Library of Congress.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ The Man from Home on Broadway, Astor Theatre August 17, 1908 - November 6, 1909
  2. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Man from Home". Silent Era. Retrieved October 15, 2008. 
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at the Library of Congress c.1978 by American Film Institute
  4. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Man From Home

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