|The World's Great Snare|
|Directed by||Joseph Kaufman|
|Based on||The World's Great Snare|
by E. Phillips Oppenheim
|Produced by||Adolph Zukor|
|Starring|| Pauline Frederick |
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
The World's Great Snare is a 1916 American silent drama film produced by Adolph Zukor's Famous Players Film Company and distributed through Paramount Pictures. The film is based on a 1900 novel of the same name by E. Phillips Oppenheim and was directed by Joseph Kaufman. The film stars Pauline Frederick, a noted stage actress, and Irving Cummings, later a director, is the male lead.The film is now considered lost.
James Oliver Curwood was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. His books were often based on adventures set in the Hudson Bay area, the Yukon or Alaska and ranked among the top-ten best sellers in the United States in the early and mid 1920s, according to Publishers Weekly. At least one hundred and eighty motion pictures have been based on or directly inspired by his novels and short stories; one was produced in three versions from 1919 to 1953. At the time of his death, Curwood was the highest paid author in the world.
Irving Caminsky was an American movie actor and director.
The Real Thing at Last is a "lost" satirical silent movie based on the play Macbeth. It was written in 1916 by Peter Pan creator and playwright J. M. Barrie as a parody of the American entertainment industry. The film was made by the newly created British Actors Film Company in response to news that American filmmaker D. W. Griffith intended to honor the 300th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death by producing of a film version of the play. It was subtitled A Suggestion for the Artists of the Future. It was screened at a charity benefit attended by the royal family, but was not widely distributed, and no copies are known to survive.
Joseph Kaufman was an American silent film actor and director prominent during the World War I years. He was born in Washington, D.C. and died in New York City.
The Jungle (1914) is an American drama silent film made by the All-Star Feature Corporation starring George Nash. The film is an adaptation of the 1906 book of the same name by Upton Sinclair, the only one to date. Sinclair reportedly bought the negative of the film prior to 1916, hoping to market the film nationally after its initial release in 1914. Sinclair himself reportedly appears at the beginning and end of the movie, as a sort of endorsement of the film.
Her Better Self is a 1917 American silent drama film starring Pauline Frederick and Thomas Meighan and directed by Robert G. Vignola. It was produced by Famous Players Film Company and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is now considered lost.
Audrey is a 1916 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players Film Company and released through Paramount Pictures. The film stars Pauline Frederick and was directed by Robert G. Vignola. It is based on a novel of the same name about an orphan by Mary Johnston. The film is now considered lost.
The Yellow Passport is a lost 1916 silent film drama produced and distributed by the World Film Company. Based on Michael Morton's 1914 Broadway play of the same title, it was directed by Edwin August and starred Clara Kimball Young. On the stage the lead characters were played by Florence Reed and John Barrymore. Morton's story was filmed several times in the silent era and made as The Yellow Ticket in 1931 with Lionel Barrymore and Elissa Landi.
Let Not Man Put Asunder is a 1924 American silent drama film starring Pauline Frederick, produced and directed by J. Stuart Blackton, and distributed by Vitagraph, a company Blackton co-founded. The story is based on a 1902 novel of the same name by Basil King about divorce.
The Woman in the Case is a 1916 American silent drama film produced by the Famous Players Film Company and distributed through Paramount Pictures. Hugh Ford directed star Pauline Frederick as Margaret Rolfe. Clyde Fitch's 1905 play of the same name is the source material for this production and on Broadway the Margaret Rolfe role was played by Blanche Walsh. An Australian film of the same name based on Fitch's play was also produced in 1916 and is now lost. This American film, recently rediscovered in a European archive, survives but is missing the last reel.
The Moment Before is a 1916 American silent drama film starring Pauline Frederick. It was produced by Famous Players Film Company and directed by Robert G. Vignola. The film is based on the play The Moment of Death, by Israel Zangwill.
The Woman in Room 13 is a lost 1920 American silent mystery drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Pauline Frederick. It was produced and distributed by Goldwyn Pictures and is based on a Broadway play of the same name, The Woman in Room 13. The film was remade at Fox in 1932 as a talkie.
Ashes of Embers is a lost 1916 American silent drama film directed by Joseph Kaufman and Edward José. It was produced by Famous Players Film Company and distributed by Paramount Pictures. Pauline Frederick is the star of the picture. She plays two characters who are possibly twin sisters.
Salvage is a lost 1921 American silent drama film directed by Henry King and starring Pauline Frederick. It was produced and distributed by the Robertson-Cole Company.
The Saleslady is a 1916 American drama silent film directed by Frederick A. Thomson and written by Willard Mack. The film stars Hazel Dawn, Irving Cummings, Dorothy Rogers, Clarence Handyside and Arthur Morrison. The film was released on March 23, 1916, by Paramount Pictures.
The Feud Girl is a 1916 American drama silent film directed by Frederick A. Thomson and written by Charles Logue. The film stars Hazel Dawn, Irving Cummings, Arthur Morrison, Hardee Kirkland, Russell Simpson and Gertrude Norman. The film was released on May 14, 1916, by Paramount Pictures.
Merely Players is a lost 1918 silent film drama directed by Oscar Apfel and starring Kitty Gordon and Irving Cummings. It was produced and distributed by World Film Company films.
The Unveiling Hand is a lost 1919 silent film drama directed by Frank Hall Crane and starring Kitty Gordon. It was produced and distributed by World Film Company.
The Hidden Scar is a 1916 silent film directed by Barry O'Neil and starring Ethel Clayton and Holbrook Blinn. It was distributed by the World Film Company.