The Only Son (1914 film)

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The Only Son
Theonlyson 1914 - newspaper photo.jpg
Publicity photo published in a contemporary newspaper.
Directed by Oscar Apfel
Cecil B. DeMille
William C. de Mille
Thomas N. Heffron
Based on The Only Son
by Winchell Smith
Starring James Blackwell
Distributed by Famous Players-Lasky
Release date
  • June 15, 1914 (1914-06-15)
Running time
50 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent

The Only Son is a lost[1] 1914 American silent drama film directed by Oscar Apfel and Cecil B. DeMille. The film is based on the play of the same name by Winchell Smith and stars James Blackwell.[2]


  • James Blackwell as Thomas Brainerd, Sr.
  • A. MacMillan as Henry Thompson
  • Thomas W. Ross as Thomas Brainerd, Jr.
  • Jane Darwell as Mrs. Brainerd
  • Merta Carpenter as Gertrude Brainerd
  • Arthur Collins as Jim Tompkins
  • J.P. Wild as Charles Lester
  • Fred Starr as Collins
  • Milton Brown


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