The Silver King (play)

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The Silver King is an 1881 melodramatic play, by Henry Arthur Jones and Henry Herman. It was "so well known that criticism is superfluous" and played to record-breaking audiences.[1] The play was adapted for screen in the 1929 silent film production The Silver King directed by T. Hayes Hunter. The play featured stars such as Mary Pickford.


  1. ^ "Music and the Drama". The Week : a Canadian journal of politics, literature, science and arts. 1 (17): 270. 27 Mar 1884. Retrieved 30 April 2013.