The Common Law (1916 film)

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The Common Law
The Common Law 2.jpg
Directed by Albert Capellani
Written by Beryl Morhange
Based onThe Common Law
by Robert W. Chambers
Produced byClara Kimball Young
Lewis J. Selznick
Starring Clara Kimball Young
Conway Tearle
Paul Capellani
Cinematography Jacques Montéran
Hal Young
Clara Kimball Young Film Corporation
Distributed by Selznick Distributing Corporation
Release date
  • October 15, 1916 (1916-10-15)
Running time
7 reels
CountryUnited States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Common Law is a 1916 American silent drama film directed by Albert Capellani and starring Clara Kimball Young, Conway Tearle, and Paul Capellani. [1] It was made at Fort Lee and distributed by the newly formed Selznick Pictures. Shortly afterwards the company switched production to Hollywood.



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  1. Stewart p. 174