The Christian (1915 film)
The Christian is a 1915 British silent film directed by George Loane Tucker and starring Derwent Hall Caine and Elizabeth Risdon. The film is an adaptation of Hall Caine's 1897 novel The Christian. This was the third film of the story, the first The Christian (1911) was made in Australia and the second The Christian (1914) was made in the United States. The Christian was made by the London Film company, which was at the time England’s most highly regarded producing organisation and whose policy was to film works of the great authors.
|Directed by||George Loane Tucker|
|Written by||Hall Caine (novel)|
|Starring||Derwent Hall Caine |
|Distributed by||Jury’s Imperial Pictures|
|6 reels |
- Derwent Hall Caine as John Storm
- Elisabeth Risdon as Glory Quayle
- Philip Hewland as Lord Storm
- Bert Wynne as Lord Robert Ure
- Gerald Ames as Francis Drake
- Charles Rock as Parson Quayle
- Douglas Munro as Canon Wealthy
- Frank Stanmore as Curate Golightly
- George Bellamy as Father Lamplugh
- Christine Rayne as Polly Love
- Gwynne Herbert as Mrs. Macrae
- Mary Dibley as Mercy (her daughter)
- Goble p.67
- "Motion Picture News (Jul-Oct 1915)". Motion Picture News. Exhibitors' Times, inc. (17 July 1915): 84. 1915. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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