The Spoilers (1923 film)

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The Spoilers
Directed by Lambert Hillyer
Produced by Jesse D. Hampton productions
Written by Rex Beach (novel /play)
Elliott J. Clawson
Starring Milton Sills
Anna Q. Nilsson
Noah Beery, Sr.
Cinematography John Stumar
Dwight Warren
Distributed by Goldwyn Pictures
Release date
  • 1923 (1923)
Running time
80 minutes; 8,020 feet
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles

The Spoilers is a 1923 silent film directed by Lambert Hillyer. It is set in Nome, Alaska during the 1898 Gold Rush, with Milton Sills as Roy Glennister, Anna Q. Nilsson as Cherry Malotte, and Noah Beery, Sr. as Alex McNamara. The film culminates in a saloon fistfight between Glennister and McNamara.

The Spoilers was adapted to screen by Elliott J. Clawson from the 1906 Rex Beach novel of the same name. Film versions also appeared in 1914, 1930 (with Gary Cooper as Glennister), 1942 (with John Wayne as Glennister, Marlene Dietrich as Malotte, and Randolph Scott as McNamara), and finally in 1955.[1]

The character of Cherry Malotte also appears in Beach's The Silver Horde.

Print listed as being held by Gosfilmofond Russian state archive.



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