The Woman Next Door (1919 film)

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The Woman Next Door
Newspaper advertisement for the film using the name Vicky Van
Directed by Robert G. Vignola
Screenplay by Carolyn Wells
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Cinematography Charles Edgar Schoenbaum
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • May 18, 1919 (1919-05-18)
Running time
5 reels 50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles
Publicity for the film Vickyvan-newspaperpublicity-1919.jpg
Publicity for the film

The Woman Next Door is a 1919 American silent drama film directed by Robert G. Vignola and written by Carolyn Wells. The film stars Ethel Clayton, Emory Johnson, Noah Beery, Sr., Jane Wolfe, Katherine Griffith, and Genevieve Blinn. The film was released on May 18, 1919, by Paramount Pictures. [1] [2]



A man mistakes another man's wife as that man's daughter and starts a love affair with her. [3]


Frank Whitson August
Ethel Clayton Mrs. Randolph Schuyler / Vicky Van
Emory Johnson Chester Calhoun
Noah Beery, Sr. Randolph Schuyler
Jane Wolfe Tibbetts / 'Julie'
Katherine Griffith Rhoda Schuyler
Genevieve Blinn Helen Schuyler
Josephine Crowell Aunt Eleanor Endicott
Clarence Geldart Mae Hughes


The working titles for the film were The Girl Next Door and Vicky. [2]

Preservation status

No prints exist of this film. [4]

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  1. Janiss Garza (2016). "The-Girl-Next-Door - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  2. 1 2 "The Woman Next Door". AFI. Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  3. The Caldwell tribune Caldwell, Idaho Territory, 27 Feb. 1920, page 5
  4. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Woman Next Door / Walter Edwin (motion picture)