The World and the Woman

The Woman and the World is a 1916 American silent drama film starring Jeanne Eagels as a prostitute who seeks a second chance in the countryside. It was based on the 1914 play Outcast starring Elsie Ferguson. It was remade in 1922 as Outcast, starring Ferguson; in 1928 with Corinne Griffith, also titled Outcast; and with Bette Davis in 1935 as The Girl from 10th Avenue.[2]

The World and the Woman
The World and the Woman.jpg
Directed byFrank Lloyd
Eugene Moore
Written byPhilip Lonergan
William C. deMille
Produced byEdwin Thanhouser
StarringJeanne Eagels
Boyd Marshall
Thomas A. Curran
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Golden Rooster Plays
Release date
  • November 19, 1916 (1916-11-19)
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The film is available on DVD[3] and online.[4]



  1. ^ "The Woman and the World". Retrieved August 25, 2010.
  2. ^ Outcast as performed on Broadway beginning November 2, 1914; from the database
  3. ^ The World and the Woman at the database
  4. ^ The World and the Woman (1916) (full film)

External linksEdit