The Eagle's Mate

The Eagle's Mate is a 1914 American silent drama film produced by the Famous Players film company and released through Paramount Pictures. The film starred Mary Pickford and was her first film working with the actor/director James Kirkwood. The film is based on a novel, The Eagle's Mate, by Anna Alice Chapin. It is a surviving film.[1]

The Eagle's Mate
The Eagle's Mate - 1915 - newspaperscene.jpg
Scene from the film.
Directed byJames Kirkwood
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Written byEve Unsell (scenario)
Based onThe Eagle's Mate
by Anna Alice Chapin
StarringMary Pickford
CinematographyEmmett A. Williams
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • July 5, 1914 (1914-07-05)
Running time
5 reels (5,165 feet)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)




Like many American films of the time, The Eagle's Mate was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. For example, for the 1918 re-release of the film the Chicago Board of Censors required cuts, in Reel 2, of all scenes where men fall after being shot, Reel 3, man tearing opponent's mouth in fight, and, Reel 5, Fisher shooting her husband.[2]


  1. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Eagle's Mate at
  2. ^ "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 7 (15): 46. October 5, 1918.

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