Paying the Piper (film)

Paying the Piper is a 1921 American silent society drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and written by Ouida Bergère. The film stars Dorothy Dickson, Alma Tell, George Fawcett, Rod La Rocque, Robert Schable, Katherine Emmet, and Reginald Denny. The film was released on January 16, 1921, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2] It is not known whether the film currently survives,[3] and it may be a lost film.

Paying the Piper
Film still
Directed byGeorge Fitzmaurice
Produced byGeorge Fitzmaurice
Adolph Zukor
Screenplay byOuida Bergère
StarringDorothy Dickson
Alma Tell
George Fawcett
Rod La Rocque
Robert Schable
Katherine Emmet
Reginald Denny
CinematographyArthur C. Miller
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • January 16, 1921 (1921-01-16)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)




The working title of the film was Money Mad.[3]


  1. "Paying-the-Piper - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  2. "Paying the Piper". Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  3. Progressive Silent Film List: Paying the Piper at
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