The Man on the Box
The Man on the Box is a 1914 American silent comedy-drama film directed by Oscar Apfel and co-directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It was based on the 1904 novel of the same name by Harold MacGrath and stars Horace B. Carpenter.
|The Man on the Box|
|Directed by||Oscar Apfel|
Cecil B. DeMille (uncredited)
|Based on||The Man on the Box|
by Harold MacGrath
|Starring||Horace B. Carpenter|
Max Figman had starred in the Broadway version in 1907 and reprises his role here in this film. A surviving film at the Library of Congress and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research (Madison).
- Horace B. Carpenter as Russian ambassador
- Jane Darwell as Mrs. Chadwick
- William Elmer as Troop commander
- Max Figman as Lt. Bob Warburton
- Harry Fisher as Chales Henderson
- Betty Johnson as Nancy Warburton (as Betty Jonson)
- Jack W. Johnston as Count Karloff (as J.W. Johnston)
- C. F. Le None as Scout
- Fred Montague as Col. Raleigh
- James Neill as Col. Annesley
- Lolita Robertson as Betty Annesley
- Mabel Van Buren as Kit Warburton
- Fred L. Wilson as Jack Warburton
- "Progressive Silent Film List: The Man on the Box". Silent Era. Retrieved February 17, 2010.
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Man on the Box