|The Great Problem|
|Directed by||Rex Ingram|
|Written by||Rex Ingram|
|Produced by||Rex Ingram|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|April 17, 1916|
The Great Problem is a 1916 American silent drama film directed by Rex Ingram and starring Violet Mersereau, Dan Hanlon and Lionel Adams.  It marked Ingram's directorial debut of a feature film, having previously made a short. It was shot at Fort Lee in New Jersey. A complete copy of the film is held by the Museum of Modern Art.  
Rex Ingram was an Irish film director, producer, writer, and actor. Director Erich von Stroheim once called him "the world's greatest director".
Rolfe Photoplays Inc. was an American motion picture production company established by musical entertainer B.A. Rolfe. Its productions were primarily filmed on the East Coast, usually in and around Fort Lee, New Jersey, although the company also filmed in California. Its films were distributed through an agreement with Louis B. Mayer's Metro Pictures Corporation.
Violet Mersereau was an American stage and film actress. Over the course of her screen career, Mersereau appeared in over 100 short and silent film features.
Broken Fetters is a 1916 American silent drama film written and directed by Rex Ingram. Violet Mersereau played the lead role. The film was shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey where Universal Studios and other early film studios in America's first motion picture industry were based at the beginning of the 20th century.
The Spitfire is a 1914 American comedy film directed by Edwin S. Porter and Frederick A. Thomson, written by Edward Henry Peple, and starring Carlyle Blackwell, Violet Mersereau, Lionel Adams, Robert Cummings, William R. Dunn and Redfield Clarke. It was released on June 20, 1914, by Paramount Pictures.
Robert Gaillard was an American stage and film actor. He also directed a number of films during the silent era.
Lord and Lady Algy is a lost 1919 American silent comedy film directed by Harry Beaumont and starring Tom Moore, Naomi Childers, and Frank Leigh. It is based on a play of the same name by R.C. Carton.
The Reward of the Faithless is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Rex Ingram and starring Claire Du Brey, Betty Schade and Wedgwood Nowell.
The Pulse of Life is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Rex Ingram and starring Wedgwood Nowell, Gypsy Hart and Dorothy Barrett.
Humdrum Brown is a 1918 American silent comedy drama film directed by Rex Ingram and starring Henry B. Walthall, Mary Charleson and Dorothy Clark.
His Robe of Honor is a 1918 American silent crime drama film directed by Rex Ingram and starring Henry B. Walthall, Mary Charleson and Lois Wilson.
The Day She Paid is a 1919 American silent drama film directed by Rex Ingram and starring Francelia Billington, Charles Clary, and Harry von Meter.
Under Crimson Skies is a 1920 American silent adventure film directed by Rex Ingram and starring Elmo Lincoln, Harry von Meter and Mabel Ballin. There are no known archival holdings of the film, so it is presumably a lost film.
Rex Motion Picture Company was an early film production company in the United States.
Violet Horner was an American silent film actress. She had several starring roles including in one of the Lena Rivers films released in 1914 and a series of films made with Billy Quirk for Gem Motion Picture Company including Billy's Adventure.
The Marriage Lie is a 1918 American silent drama film directed by Stuart Paton and starring Carmel Myers, Kenneth Harlan and Harry Carter. Prints and/or fragments were found in the Dawson Film Find in 1978.
Richard Ridgely (1869–1949) was an American actor and film director active during the silent era.
The Little Terror is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Rex Ingram and starring Violet Mersereau, Sidney Mason and Ned Finley.
The Wine Girl is a 1918 American silent drama film directed by Stuart Paton and starring Carmel Myers, Rex De Rosselli and Kenneth Harlan.
The Lord Loves the Irish is a 1919 American silent comedy film directed by Ernest C. Warde and starring J. Warren Kerrigan, Aggie Herring and James O. Barrows.