The Flower of Doom

The Flower of Doom is a 1917 silent drama film written and directed by Rex Ingram and starring Wedgwood Nowell, Yvette Mitchell and Nicholas Dunaew. A reporter has to rescue a singer kidnapped in Chinatown.

The Flower of Doom
Directed byRex Ingram
Written byRex Ingram (scenario)
StarringWedgwood Nowell
Yvette Mitchell
Nicholas Dunaew
CinematographyDuke Hayward
Distributed byUniversal Film Manufacturing Company
Release date
  • April 16, 1917 (1917-04-16)
Running time
approximately 70 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


  • Wedgwood Nowell as Sam Savinsky
  • Yvette Mitchell as Tea Rose
  • Nicholas Dunaew as Paul Rasnov
  • M. K. Wilson as Harvey Pearson
  • Gypsy Hart as Neeva Sacon
  • Tommy Morrissey as Buck
  • Frank Tokunaga as Charley Sing
  • Goro Kino as Ah Wong (as Gordo Keeno)
  • Evelyn Selbie as Arn Fun

Preservation status

The film has been preserved from a 35mm nitrate print by George Eastman House and the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[1]


  1. Steven K. Hill (March 6, 2011). "The Chalice of Sorrow (1916) / The Flower of Doom (1917)". UCLA Film and Television Archive. Retrieved July 6, 2015.

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