The Lyons Mail (1916 film)
The Lyons Mail is a 1916 British silent film based on the 1854 play The Courier of Lyons by Charles Reade, a very popular stage work of the Victorian era. A respectable French gentleman is mistaken for his doppelganger, a notorious highwaymen.
|The Lyons Mail|
|Directed by||Fred Paul|
|Produced by||Ideal Film Company|
|Screenplay by||Benedict James|
|Based on||The Courier of Lyons|
by Charles Reade
It was made by the Ideal Film Company, one of the leading British silent film studios. It should not be confused with a later sound version The Lyons Mail released in 1931 by Twickenham Studios. It was released in the United States in 1919.