|The Money Changers|
|Directed by||Jack Conway|
|Written by|| William Clifford |
Benjamin B. Hampton
|Based on||The Money Changers|
by Upton Sinclair
|Produced by||Benjamin B. Hampton|
|Starring|| Robert McKim |
|Cinematography||Enrique Juan Vallejo|
Benjamin B. Hampton Productions
|Distributed by||Pathé Exchange|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
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