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Chimmie Fadden
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Victor Moore in Chimmie Fadden
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Written byCecil B. DeMille
Based onChimmie Fadden
by Edward W. Townsend
Produced byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse L. Lasky
Starring Victor Moore
Cinematography Alvin Wyckoff
Edited byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • June 28, 1915 (1915-06-28)
Running time
40 minutes
CountryUnited States
Languages Silent
English intertitles
Budget $10,504.39 [1] [2]
Box office$78,944.49 [1] [2]

Chimmie Fadden is a 1915 American silent comedy film directed, written and edited Cecil B. DeMille. The film starred Victor Moore in the title role and is based on the play and short story of the same name by Edward W. Townsend. [3] It was followed by a sequel Chimmie Fadden Out West . It is a surviving film formerly thought lost for decades. [4] A print is kept at Cinemateket-Svenska Filminstitutet, Stockholm. [5]



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  1. 1 2 Birchard, Robert S. (2004). Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. p. 52. ISBN   0-813-12324-0.
  2. 1 2 "De Mille's Costs-Gross". Variety. March 21, 1928. p. 5. Retrieved March 20, 2023.
  3. "Progressive Silent Film List: Chimmie Fadden". Silent Era. Retrieved April 3, 2010.
  4. Birchard 2004 p.53
  5. The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:..Chimmie Fadden Retrieved November 9, 2016