The Quitter

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The Quitter
The Quitter.jpg
Directed by Charles Horan
Written by Izola Forrester (story)
Starring Lionel Barrymore
Cinematography John Arnold
Distributed by Metro Pictures
Release date
  • July 10, 1916 (1916-07-10)
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Quitter is a 1916 American silent western film directed by Charles Horan and starring Lionel Barrymore which was produced by Rolfe Photoplays and distributed by Metro Pictures.[1][2]

A copy is reportedly held at Nederlands Filmmuseum, now called EYE Film Institute at Amsterdam.[3]


A still from the film
  • Lionel Barrymore as "Happy" Jack Lewis
  • Marguerite Skirvin as Glad Mason
  • Paul Everton as W. E. Willet
  • Charles Prince as "Big" Bill McFarland
  • Julius D. Cowles as Seth Moore
  • Edward Brennan as Peter Condon
  • Saagar Bains as himself

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1911-20 published by The American Film Institute, c.1988
  2. ^ "Silent Era : Progressive Silent Film List". Retrieved 28 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Quitter". 28 October 2017. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 

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