Under the Gaslight (film)

Under the Gaslight is a lost[1] 1914 silent film melodrama produced by the Biograph Company, for theatrical impresarios Klaw & Erlanger, and distributed by The General Film Company. It is based on the old Victorian stage melodrama of the same name by Augustin Daly popular in the 1860s and 1870s and revived periodically for years afterwards. This film was directed by Lawrence Marston and stars Lionel Barrymore.[2][3]

Under the Gaslight
Directed byLawrence Marston
Based onUnder the Gaslight: or Life and Love in These Times
by Augustin Daly
Produced byKlaw & Erlanger
Biograph Company
StarringLionel Barrymore
William Russell
Distributed byGeneral Film Company
Release date
  • December 1914 (1914-12)
Running time
4 reels
CountryUnited States



  • Mrs. A.C. Marston - Judas

Cast noteEdit

In 1874 Maurice Barrymore, father of the star of the movie, arrived in the United States and joined Augustin Daly's stage company playing a role, Ray Trafford, in this play.[4]


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