Uncle Tom's Cabin (1918 film)
|Uncle Tom's Cabin|
|Directed by||J. Searle Dawley|
|Produced by||Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
|Written by||J. Searle Dawley|
|Based on||Uncle Tom's Cabin
by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin
by George Aiken
|Cinematography||H. Lyman Broening|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
Uncle Tom's Cabin was a 1918 American silent drama film directed by J. Searle Dawley, produced by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation and distributed by Paramount Pictures under the Famous Players-Lasky name. The film is based on Harriet Beecher Stowe's 1852 novel Uncle Tom's Cabin and George Aiken's eponymous play.
- Marguerite Clark - Little Eva St. Clair/Topsy
- Sam Hardy - Simon Legree
- Jack W. Johnston - Haley (*aka J. W. Johnston)
- Florence Carpenter - Eliza Harris
- Frank Losee - Uncle Tom
- Phil Ryley - Marks
- Harry Lee - Jeff
- Walter Lewis - Simon Legree
- Augusta Anderson - Mrs. St. Clair
- Ruby Hoffman - Cassy
- Susanne Willis - Aunt Chloe
- Mrs. Priestly Morrison - Ophelia
- Thomas Carnahan, Jr. - George Shelby Jr.
- Jere Austin - George Harris
- Henry Stanford - Mr. St. Clair
Part of the film were shot on location in Louisiana, New York City and Maine. The film's star, Marguerite Clark, portrayed both Little Eva and Topsy in the film. In order to present both characters on the screen on the same time, the filmmakers used the process of double exposure.
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- Tepa Lupack, Barbara, ed. (1999). Nineteenth-century Women at the Movies: Adapting Classic Women's Fiction to Film. Popular Press. p. 229. ISBN 0-879-72805-1.
- Uncle Tom's Cabin at the Internet Movie Database
- Uncle Tom's Cabin at AllMovie
- Lobby card designed for the 1918 film
- Marguerite Clark (in a blond wig as Eva) and Frank Losee (black face as Uncle Tom)
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