Chimmie Fadden

Chimmie Fadden is a 1915 American silent comedy film directed, written and edited Cecil B. DeMille. The film starred Victor Moore in the title role and is based on the play and short story of the same name by Edward W. Townsend.[2] It was followed by a sequel Chimmie Fadden Out West. It is a surviving film formerly thought lost for decades.[3] A print is kept at Cinemateket-Svenska Filminstitutet, Stockholm.[4]

Chimmie Fadden
Victor Moore in Chimmie Fadden
Directed byCecil B. DeMille
Produced byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse L. Lasky
Written byCecil B. DeMille
Based onChimmie Fadden
by Edward W. Townsend
StarringVictor Moore
CinematographyAlvin Wyckoff
Edited byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 28, 1915 (1915-06-28)
Running time
40 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles
Box office$78,944.49[1]


  • Victor Moore as Chimmie Fadden
  • Raymond Hatton as Larry, His Brother
  • Mrs. Lewis McCord as Mrs. Fadden, Their Mother
  • Ernest Joy as Van Cartlandt, A Millionaire
  • Anita King as Fanny, His Daughter
  • Camille Astor as Hortense, French Maid
  • Tom Forman as Antoine, Butler-Thief
  • Harry DeRoy as Perkins, The Butler

See also


  1. Birchard, Robert S. (2004). Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. p. 52. ISBN 0-813-12324-0.
  2. "Progressive Silent Film List: Chimmie Fadden". Silent Era. Retrieved April 3, 2010.
  3. Birchard 2004 p.53
  4. The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:..Chimmie Fadden Retrieved November 9, 2016
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.