The Unknown Soldier (1926 film)

The Unknown Soldier is a 1926 American silent drama film directed by Renaud Hoffman, written by Richard Schayer and James J. Tynan, and starring Charles Emmett Mack, Marguerite De La Motte, Henry B. Walthall, Claire McDowell, and George Cooper. It was released on May 30, 1926, by Producers Distributing Corporation.[1][2][3]

The Unknown Soldier
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Directed byRenaud Hoffman
Produced byRenaud Hoffman
Screenplay byRichard Schayer
James J. Tynan
StarringCharles Emmett Mack
Marguerite De La Motte
Henry B. Walthall
Claire McDowell
George Cooper
CinematographyRay June
Charles R. Rogers Productions
Renaud Hoffman Productions
Distributed byProducers Distributing Corporation
Release date
  • May 30, 1926 (1926-05-30)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)



Preservation statusEdit

  • Prints survive in the Library of Congress, UCLA Film & Television Archive and a foreign archive.[4]


  1. ^ "The Unknown Soldier (1926) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Movie Review - Ransons Folly (1926) THE SCREEN; A Lost Chance". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  3. ^ The Unknown Soldier at
  4. ^ The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Unknown Soldier

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