The Man on the Box

The Man on the Box is a 1914 American silent comedy-drama film directed by Oscar Apfel and co-directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It was based on the 1904 novel of the same name by Harold MacGrath and stars Horace B. Carpenter.[1]

The Man on the Box
Themanonthebox 1915 newspaperad.jpg
Newspaper advertisement.
Directed byOscar Apfel
Cecil B. DeMille (uncredited)
Based onThe Man on the Box
by Harold MacGrath
StarringHorace B. Carpenter
Release date
  • July 13, 1914 (1914-07-13)
CountryUnited States

Max Figman had starred in the Broadway version in 1907 and reprises his role here in this film. A surviving film at the Library of Congress and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research (Madison).[2]



  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Man on the Box". Silent Era. Retrieved February 17, 2010.
  2. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Man on the Box

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