The Amateur Gentleman (1926 film)

The Amateur Gentleman is a 1926 American silent[1] drama film produced by Inspiration Pictures and distributed through First National Pictures. It was directed by Sidney Olcott as a vehicle for star Richard Barthelmess.[2][3]

The Amateur Gentleman
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Directed bySidney Olcott
Produced byRichard Barthelmess
Written byJeffrey Farnol (novel)
Lillie Hayward (scenario)
Tom Miranda (titles)
StarringRichard Barthelmess
Dorothy Dunbar
CinematographyDavid W. Gobbett
Distributed byFirst National
Release date
  • August 15, 1926 (1926-08-15)
Running time
8 reels; 7,790 feet
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The same story was made into a 1920 British silent film and would be filmed again in 1936 with Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

The Amateur Gentleman is preserved in the George Eastman House Motion Picture Collection.[4][5]


Production notesEdit

The film was shot at Clune studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, and at the Samuel S. Hinds house in Pasadena.[6]


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