Strangers of the Night

Strangers of the Night is a 1923 American silent comedy film directed by Fred Niblo. It was produced by Louis B. Mayer and released through Metro Pictures.[1]

Strangers of the Night
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Directed byFred Niblo
Produced byFred Niblo
Louis B. Mayer
Written byLenore J. Coffee
Bess Meredyth
Renaud Hoffman
C. Gardner Sullivan
Based onCaptain Applejack
by Walter C. Hackett
StarringMatt Moore
Enid Bennett
Barbara La Marr
Robert McKim
CinematographyAlvin Wyckoff
Edited byLloyd Nosler
Distributed byMetro Pictures
Release date
  • September 10, 1923 (1923-09-10)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The film was adapted by C. Gardner Sullivan from the 1921 stage play, Captain Applejack, by Walter C. Hackett, which on Broadway had starred Wallace Eddinger.[2][3] It was remade as a talkie by Warner Brothers in 1931 under the Captain Applejack title. The 1923 film is now lost.[4]



  1. ^ "New York Times: Strangers of the Night". NY Times. Retrieved June 8, 2008.
  2. ^ Captain Applejack as produced on Broadway at the Cort Theatre, Dec 1921-June 1922;
  3. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Strangers of the Night at
  4. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Strangers of the Night

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