The Master Mind
|The Master Mind|
Newspaper advertisement, 1914
|Directed by||Oscar Apfel|
Cecil B. DeMille (uncredited)
|Written by||Clara Beranger (scenario)|
|Story by||David Daniel Cohen|
|Based on||The Master Mind|
by Daniel D. Carter
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
The Master Mind is a 1914 American silent crime/drama film released by Paramount Pictures, directed by Oscar Apfel and Cecil B. DeMille and stars Edmund Breese. The film is based on the play of the same name by Daniel D. Carter.
The plot revolves around a defense attorney who, unable to obtain the acquittal of an innocent young man, concocts a complicated and diabolical scheme to revenge himself upon the prosecutor.