The Menace to Carlotta

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The Menace to Carlotta
Directed by Allan Dwan
Written by Lon Chaney
Starring Pauline Bush
William C. Dowlan
Lon Chaney
Distributed by Universal Film Manufacturing Company
Release date
  • February 22, 1914 (1914-02-22)
Running time
20 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Menace to Carlotta is a 1914 American silent short drama film directed by Allan Dwan and featuring Pauline Bush, William C. Dowlan, and Lon Chaney. Chaney also wrote the film's scenario.[1] It was banned by the censor of Quebec on March 19, 1914.[2] The film is now considered lost.[3]


Carlotta's fiance Giovanni, in need of money, sells her to white slavers. She is saved by her father and a friend, Tony.[4]



  1. ^ Blake, Michael F. (2001). The Films of Lon Chaney. Madison Books. p. 14. ISBN 1-568-33237-8. 
  2. ^ Censure Des Films Muets Muets Corrupteurs (Films muets refuses par la censure du Quebec) p. 7 (in French)
  3. ^ Lombardi, Frederic (2013). Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of the Hollywood Studios. McFarland. p. 30. ISBN 0-786-43485-6. 
  4. ^ "The Menace to Carlotta" accessed 23 April 2010

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