The Lottery Man (1919 film)

The Lottery Man is a lost[1] 1919 American silent comedy film directed by James Cruze and starring Wallace Reid and Wanda Hawley. It is based on a 1909 Broadway play, The Lottery Man, by Rida Johnson Young. In the play Cyril Scott and Janet Beecher played the roles that Reid and Hawley play in the film. Famous Players-Lasky produced and Paramount Pictures distributed.[2][3]

The Lottery Man
Still with Wanda Hawley and Wallace Reid
Directed byJames Cruze
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written byElmer Harris (scenario)
Frank Urson (adaptation)
Based onThe Lottery Man
by Rida Johnson Young
StarringWallace Reid
Wanda Hawley
CinematographyFrank Urson
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
October 12, 1919
Running time
50 minutes; 5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

A version of The Lottery Man made in 1916 still exists.[4]


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