Nearly a King

Nearly a King is a 1916 silent film romantic comedy directed by Frederick Thomson, produced by Famous Players Film Company and distributed by Paramount Pictures.[1] John Barrymore stars in a story written for the screen. Barrymore's first wife Katherine Corri Harris makes her screen debut with him in this picture. Frederick Thomson directed and this is now a lost film.[2][3][4][5]

Nearly a King
Newspaper advertisement
Directed byFrederick Thomson
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Written byWilliam H. Clifford (orig. screen story)
StarringJohn Barrymore
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
February 10, 1916
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States

One of the earliest screen appearances of a young Adolphe Menjou, just 25 years old.


See also


  1. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:Nearly a King
  2. Nearly a King at
  3. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c.1988
  4. John Barrymore: A Bio-Bibliography by Martin Norden, c. 1995
  5. Motography: The Motion Picture Trade Journal, Volume 16, Chicago February 26, 1916 Retrieved December 11, 2015

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.