Saints and Sinners (1916 film)

Saints and Sinners is a 1916 American drama silent film directed by James Kirkwood, Sr. and written by Hugh Ford and Henry Arthur Jones. The film stars Estar Banks, Hal Forde, Clarence Handyside, Peggy Hyland, William Lampe and Horace Newman. The film was released on May 25, 1916, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]

Saints and Sinners
Saints and Sinners
Directed byJames Kirkwood, Sr.
Screenplay byHugh Ford
Henry Arthur Jones (play)
StarringEstar Banks
Hal Forde
Clarence Handyside
Peggy Hyland
William Lampe
Horace Newman
CinematographyNed Van Buren
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • May 25, 1916 (1916-05-25)
CountryUnited States


A man named George loves a preachers daughter, but she doesn't seem to love him back. She brings scandal to her father by spending time with a man with a bad reputation. Eventually the characters in the movie have to deal with a scarlet fever epidemic. The various characters (including a preacher) redeem themselves and George ends up marrying the girl he liked.[3]


  • Estar Banks as Lydia
  • Hal Forde as Captain Fanshawe
  • Clarence Handyside as Hoggard
  • Peggy Hyland as Letty Fletcher
  • William Lampe as George Kingsmill
  • Horace Newman as Peter Greenacre
  • Albert Tavernier as Jacob Fletcher


  1. "Saints and Sinners (1916) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  2. "Saints-and-Sinners - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". The New York Times. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  3. "Saints and Sinners (1916) - Full Synopsis -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
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