Graustark (film)

Graustark is a 1915 American silent adventure drama film produced by the Essanay Studios. It is based on the novel Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon. The film starred romantic team Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne and proved one of their most popular vehicles. Fred E. Wright directed the film.[1][2]

Poster for film
Directed byFred E. Wright
Produced byEssanay Studios
Written byH. Tipton Steck (scenario)
Based onGraustark
by George Barr McCutcheon
StarringFrancis X. Bushman
Beverly Bayne
CinematographyJackson J. Rose
Distributed byV-L-S-E, Incorporated
Release date
  • April 16, 1915 (1915-04-16)
Running time
6 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The film was remade by Fox in 1923 under the title Truxton King with John Gilbert and in 1925 as Graustark with Norma Talmadge.


See also

Preservation status

Prints of Graustark are preserved in the George Eastman House Motion Picture Collection and the EYE Film Institute Netherlands.[3]


  1. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  2. Progressive Silent Film List: Graustark at
  3. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Graustark

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