Her Fighting Chance

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Her Fighting Chance
Directed by Edwin Carewe
Based onthe short story, "The Fiddling Man"
by James Oliver Curwood
Starring Jane Grey
Thomas Holding
Percy G. Standing
Cinematography Arthur Martinelli
A H Jacobs Photoplays
Distributed byFrank G Hall
State Rights
Release date
  • May 15, 1917 (1917-05-15)(US) [1]
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States

Her Fighting Chance is a 1917 American silent drama film. Directed by Edwin Carewe, the film stars Jane Grey, Thomas Holding, and Percy G. Standing. It was released in May, 1917.


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  1. "Her Fighting Chance". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on December 17, 2017. Retrieved December 16, 2017.