The Prince of Headwaiters

The Prince of Headwaiters is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by John Francis Dillon.[1]

The Prince of Headwaiters
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Directed byJohn Francis Dillon[1]
Produced bySam E. Rork[1]
Written byJane Murfin[2]
Based on"The Prince of Headwaiters"
by Viola Brothers Shore and Garrett Fort[3]
StarringLewis Stone
CinematographyJames Van Trees
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • 9 July 1927 (1927-07-09)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


A maitre d' at the Hôtel Ritz Paris finds out his son, wealthy thanks to his mother, might be blackmailed by Mae Morin (played by Lilyan Tashman).



  1. Tony Villecco, Silent Stars Speak: Interviews with Twelve Cinema Pioneers, Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2001, p. 37
  2. William Darby, Masters of Lens and Light: A Checklist of Major Cinematographers and Their Feature Films, Scarecrow Press, 1991, p. 645
  3. Progressive Silent Film List: The Prince of Headwaiters at

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