The Man from Home (1914 film)

The Man from Home is a 1914 American drama film based on a play written by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson.[1] It was directed by Cecil B. DeMille. In 1922, the story was remade in the UK by George Fitzmaurice as The Man From Home, and released by Famous Players-Lasky.

The Man From Home
Scene from the film.
Directed byCecil B. DeMille
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
Cecil B. DeMille
Written byBooth Tarkington (play)
Harry Leon Wilson (play)
Cecil B. DeMille
StarringCharles Richman
CinematographyAlvin Wyckoff
Edited byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • November 9, 1914 (1914-11-09)
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
English intertitles

The stage play was a big hit for actor William Hodge in the role of Pike in the 1908 Broadway season.[2]


Preservation status

Like many of DeMille's early films, this film is extant, preserved at the Library of Congress.[3][4][5]


  2. The Man from Home on Broadway, Astor Theatre August 17, 1908 - November 6, 1909
  3. "Progressive Silent Film List: The Man from Home". Silent Era. Retrieved October 15, 2008.
  4. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at the Library of Congress c.1978 by American Film Institute
  5. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Man From Home
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