Almost a Husband

Almost a Husband is a lost[1] 1919 American comedy film directed by Clarence G. Badger and written by Robert F. Hill.[2] It is based on the 1897 novel Old Ebenezer by Opie Read. The film stars Will Rogers, Peggy Wood, Herbert Standing, Cullen Landis, Clara Horton, and Ed Brady. The film was released on October 12, 1919, by Goldwyn Pictures.[3][4][5]

Almost a Husband
Directed byClarence G. Badger
Produced bySamuel Goldwyn
Written byRobert F. Hill
Based onOld Ebenezer
by Opie Read
StarringWill Rogers
Peggy Wood
Herbert Standing
Cullen Landis
Clara Horton
Ed Brady
CinematographyNorbert Brodine
Marcel Le Picard
Distributed byGoldwyn Pictures
Release date
  • October 12, 1919 (1919-10-12)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


A New England schoolteacher moves to a small Southern town and comes to the aid of many local people, including a young woman who faces unwanted romantic advances from another man. He pretends to marry the woman, but their marriage ends up being real.[6]



  1. The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:Almost a Husband
  2. Motion Picture News, 14 July 1928, p. 164.
  3. "Almost a Husband (1919) - Overview". Retrieved 2018-06-26.
  4. Sandra Brennan. "Almost a Husband (1919) - Clarence G. Badger". AllMovie. Retrieved 2018-06-26.
  5. "Almost a Husband". Retrieved 2018-06-26.
  6. Almost a Husband (1919) - IMDb, retrieved 2019-04-19
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