The Thirteenth Commandment

The Thirteenth Commandment is a 1920 American silent drama film directed by Robert G. Vignola and written by Alice Eyton. The film stars Ethel Clayton, Charles Meredith, Monte Blue, Anna Q. Nilsson, Irving Cummings and Winter Hall. It is based on the 1916 novel The Thirteenth Commandment by Rupert Hughes. The film was released on January 17, 1920, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2] It is not known whether the film currently survives.[1][3]

The Thirteenth Commandment
Ethel Clayton in The 13th Commandment by Robert Vignola Film Daily 1920.png
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Directed byRobert G. Vignola
Screenplay byAlice Eyton
Based onThe Thirteenth Commandment
by Rupert Hughes
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
StarringEthel Clayton
Charles Meredith
Monte Blue
Anna Q. Nilsson
Irving Cummings
Winter Hall
CinematographyJames Van Trees
Artcraft Pictures Corporation
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • January 17, 1920 (1920-01-17)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



  1. ^ a b "Progressive Silent Film List: The Thirteenth Commandment (1920)". Retrieved January 21, 2015.
  2. ^ "The Thirteenth Commandment". Retrieved January 21, 2015.
  3. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Thirteenth Commandment

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