The Second in Command

The Second in Command is a 1915 American silent drama film directed by William J. Bowman and starring Francis X. Bushman and Marguerite Snow. The film is based on a 1901 Broadway play of the same name[1] by Robert Marshall.[2][3]

The Second in Command
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Directed byWilliam J. Bowman
Produced byFred J. Balshofer
Written byEve Unsell (scenario)
Based onThe Second in Command
by Robert Marshall
StarringFrancis X. Bushman
CinematographyWilliam F. Adler
Quality Pictures
Distributed byMetro Pictures
Release date
  • July 26, 1915 (1915-07-26)
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


See also

Preservation status

A print of The Second in Command was donated by MGM, the inheritors of Metro Pictures, to the George Eastman House Motion Picture Collection.[4]


  1. League, The Broadway. "The Second in Command – Broadway Play – Original - IBDB". Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  2. "Progressive Silent Film List: The Second in Command". Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  3. "Detail view of Movies Page". Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  4. "Second In Command". 26 October 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
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