The Man Who Stayed at Home (1915 film)

The Man Who Stayed at Home is a 1915 British silent thriller film directed by Cecil M. Hepworth and starring Dennis Eadie, Violet Hopson and Alma Taylor.[1] It is based on the play by Lechmere Worrall and J. E. Harold Terry.[2]

The Man Who Stayed at Home
Directed byCecil M. Hepworth
Written byLechmere Worrall (play)
J. E. Harold Terry (play)
StarringDennis Eadie
Violet Hopson
Alma Taylor
Distributed byCentral Films
Release date
  • July 1915 (1915-07)
Running time
3,000 feet
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles

Plot summary

During the First World War a detective poses as a man who has evaded military service in order to infiltrate a gang of enemy spies operating out of a coastal boarding house.



  1. Palmer p.367
  2. Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film (reprint ed.). Walter de Gruyter. pp. 542, 775, 856. ISBN 9783110951943. Retrieved 14 July 2016.


  • Palmer, Scott. British Film Actors' Credits, 1895-1987. McFarland, 1988.
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