Shadows of a Great City

Shadows of a Great City is a 1913 British silent crime film directed by Frank Wilson and starring Alec Worcester, Chrissie White and Harry Royston. It is an adaptation of the 1884 play The Shadows of a Great City by Herbert Blaché and Aaron Hoffman. An American film adaptation was made two years later.[1]

Shadows of a Great City
Directed byFrank Wilson
Written byHerbert Blaché (play)
Aaron Hoffman (play)
Starring Alec Worcester
Chrissie White
Harry Royston
Distributed byHepworth Pictures
Release date
November 1913
Running time
3,700 feet
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles



  1. Goble p.424


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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