The Oubliette

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The Oubliette
The Oubliette 1914.jpg
Directed byCharles Giblyn
Written byGeorge Bronson Howard
Harry G. Stafford
StarringMurdock MacQuarrie
Pauline Bush
Lon Chaney
CinematographyLee Bartholomew
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • August 15, 1914 (1914-08-15)
Running time
30 minutes (3 reels)
CountryUnited States

The Oubliette is a 1914 American silent drama film directed by Charles Giblyn, featuring Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush, and Lon Chaney.[1] It is part of a four-film series directed by Giblyn called The Adventures of François Villon.[2] The Oubliette is based on a short story of the same name by George Bronson Howard published in The Century Magazine.[3] This film and By the Sun's Rays are two of Lon Chaney's earliest surviving films.



  1. ^ "The Oubliette". The New York Times. Archived from the original on May 20, 2011. Retrieved June 19, 2008.
  2. ^ "The Oubliette". Silent Era. Retrieved October 26, 2016.
  3. ^ "Amusements". El Paso Morning Times. El Paso, Texas. August 13, 1914. p. 8.

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