Rose of the Rancho

Rose of the Rancho is a 1914 American Western film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It is based upon the play of the same name by David Belasco and Richard Walton Tully. The film cost $16,988 to make, and grossed $87,028.[1][2]

Rose of the Rancho
Scene from the film.
Directed byCecil B. DeMille
Produced byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse L. Lasky
Written byDavid Belasco (play)
Richard Walton Tully (play)
Cecil B. DeMille
StarringBessie Barriscale
CinematographyAlvin Wyckoff
Edited byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • November 15, 1914 (1914-11-15)
CountryUnited States


Esra Kincaid (La Reno) takes land by force and, having taken the Espinoza land, his sights are set on the Castro rancho. US government agent Kearney (Johnston) holds him off till the cavalry shows up and he can declare his love for Juanita "The Rose of the Rancho" (Barriscale).


Preservation status

A 35mm print of this film exists in the George Eastman House film archive.[3]


The film was remade in 1936 by Paramount and starred John Boles and Gladys Swarthout.


  1. Birchard, Robert S. (2004), Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood, Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, p. 30, ISBN 0-8131-2324-0
  2. Rose of the Rancho at SilentEra
  3. Rose of the Rancho at SilentEra
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