The Pest (1919 film)

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The Pest
Directed by Christy Cabanne
Written by Melville W. Brown
Produced by Samuel Goldwyn
Starring Mabel Normand
John Bowers
Charles K. Gerrard
Cinematography Percy Hilburn(*Fr)
Production
company
Release date
  • April 20, 1919 (1919-04-20)(US) [1]
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Pest is a lost [2] 1919 silent American comedy-drama film directed by Christy Cabanne, starring Mabel Normand, John Bowers, and Charles K. Gerrard, and released on April 20, 1919. [3]

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References

  1. "The Pest". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on March 1, 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  2. The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Pest
  3. The Pest at silentera.com