The Burglar (1917 film)

The Burglar is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Harley Knoles and starring Carlyle Blackwell, Madge Evans and Evelyn Greeley.[1]

The Burglar
Directed byHarley Knoles
Produced byWilliam A. Brady
Written byAugustus Thomas (play)
Virginia Tyler Hudson
StarringCarlyle Blackwell
Madge Evans
Evelyn Greeley
CinematographyAndré Barlatier
World Film
Distributed byWorld Film
Release date
October 29, 1917
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


  • Carlyle Blackwell as William Lewis
  • Madge Evans as Editha
  • Evelyn Greeley as Alice Hamilton
  • Harry Lamont as Sid Burns
  • Richard Clarke as William's Father
  • Justine Cutting as William's Stepmother
  • Rosina Henley as Fanny Hamilton
  • Frank Mayo as Paul Benton
  • Victor Kennard as Ned Hamilton
  • Jack Drumier as John Hamilton
  • Henry Drehle as Rural Policeman


  1. Langman p.86


  • Langman, Larry. American Film Cycles: The Silent Era. Greenwood Publishing, 1998.
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