The Cub

The Cub is an extant 1915 silent film drama produced by William A. Brady and directed by Maurice Tourneur. The film is based on a 1910 Broadway play, The Cub by Thompson Buchanan, also produced by Brady. This marks the only time stage actress Martha Hedman starred in a film. This film has been recently restored and available for viewing and DVD purchase.[1][2][3]

The Cub
Directed byMaurice Tourneur
Produced byWilliam A. Brady
Written byMaurice Tourneur (scenario)
Based onThe Cub
by Thompson Buchanan
StarringMartha Hedman
Edited byClarence Brown
Distributed byWorld Film Company
Release date
  • July 19, 1915 (1915-07-19)
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States


  • Johnny Hines - Steve Oldham
  • Martha Hedman - Alice Renlow
  • Robert Cummings - Capt. White
  • Dorothy Farnum - Peggy White
  • Jessie Lewis - Becky King
  • Bert Starkey - Stark White


  1. The Cub at
  2. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c.1988
  3. The Cub as produced on Broadway at Collier's Comedy Theatre, November 1, 1910;

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