The Gentleman from Indiana

The Gentleman from Indiana is a surviving 1915 American silent drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and written by Julia Crawford Ivers and Frank Lloyd after the novel by Booth Tarkington. The film stars Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, Herbert Standing, Page Peters, Howard Davies, and Juan de la Cruz. The film was released on November 28, 1915, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]

The Gentleman from Indiana
An old newspaper advertisement with two photos on the top.
Newspaper advertisement.
Directed byFrank Lloyd
Screenplay byJulia Crawford Ivers
Frank Lloyd
Based onThe Gentleman from Indiana
by Booth Tarkington
StarringDustin Farnum
Winifred Kingston
Herbert Standing
Page Peters
Howard Davies
Juan de la Cruz
CinematographyF.A. Dobson
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • November 28, 1915 (1915-11-28)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


The film was advertised as a "a powerful drama of politics and romance".[3]


Preservation statusEdit

A print of The Gentleman from Indiana is preserved in the Library of Congress collection, Packard Campus for Audio-Visual Conservation.[4][5]


  1. ^ "The Gentleman from Indiana (1915) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  2. ^ "The Gentleman from Indiana". AFI. Retrieved 25 December 2014.
  3. ^ The Garden Island (newspaper), 23 May 1916
  4. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, p. 66 c.1978 by the American Film Institute
  5. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Gentleman from Indiana

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