The Tongues of Men

The Tongues of Men is a 1916 silent film drama produced by the Oliver Morosco Company and distributed by Paramount Pictures. Frank Lloyd directed and English stage actress Constance Collier stars in her debut film. The story is based on a 1913 Broadway play, The Tongues of Men, by Edward Childs Carpenter and starring Henrietta Crosman.[1][2]

The Tongues of Men
Scene from the film.
Directed byFrank Lloyd
Produced byOliver Morosco
Written byEdward Childs Carpenter(play)
StarringConstance Collier
CinematographyFred Dobson
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
January 6, 1916
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States


The Library of Congress Silent Film Survival database shows no holdings for the film, however their 1978 printed Catalog of Holdings lists the film as being preserved in the collection in an incomplete print.[3] [4]



  1. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c. 1988
  2. The Tongues of Men as produced on Broadway at the Harris Theatre, November 10, 1913 to December 1913;
  3. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at the Library of Congress p.186 c.1978 by The American film Institute
  4. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Tongues of Men

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