The Parasite (1925 film)

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The Parasite
Directed by Louis J. Gasnier
Produced by B. P. Schulberg
Written by Helen Reimensnyder Martin (novel)
Eve Unsell (scenario)
Starring Owen Moore
Madge Bellamy
CinematographyJoseph Goodrich
Distributed by Preferred Pictures
Release date
  • January 20, 1925 (1925-01-20)
Running time
6 reels; 5,140 feet
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent

The Parasite is a 1925 silent film society-drama produced by B. P. Schulberg, and distributed by Al Lichtman and Preferred Pictures. The film was based on a novel, The Parasite, by Helen Reimensnyder Martin. It starred Owen Moore, Madge Bellamy, and Mary Carr. [1] [2] A print exists at the Library of Congress. [3]

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References

  1. The Parasite at silentera.com
  2. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Catalog