The Burden of Proof (1918 film)

The Burden of Proof is a 1918 American silent drama film directed by John G. Adolfi and Julius Steger and starring Marion Davies, Mary Richards and Eloise Clement.[1]

The Burden of Proof
Directed byJohn G. Adolfi
Julius Steger
Written byVictorien Sardou (play)
S.M. Weller
StarringMarion Davies
Mary Richards
Eloise Clement
CinematographyAndré Barlatier
Marion Davies Film Corporation
Distributed bySelect Pictures
Release date
September 21, 1918
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


  • Marion Davies as Elaine Brooks
  • Mary Richards as Mrs. Brooks, her mother
  • Eloise Clement as Mrs. Durand
  • John Merkyl as Robert Ames
  • L. Rogers Lytton as George Blair
  • Willard Cooley as Frank Raymond
  • Fred Hearn as William Kemp
  • Fred Lenox as Butler
  • Maude Lowe as Maid


  1. Britton p.7


  • Wesley Alan Britton. Onscreen and Undercover: The Ultimate Book of Movie Espionage. Greenwood, 2006.
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