The World's Great Snare

The World's Great Snare is a 1916 American silent drama film produced by Adolph Zukor's Famous Players Film Company and distributed through Paramount Pictures. The film is based on a novel of the same name by E. Phillips Oppenheim and was directed by Joseph Kaufman. The film stars Pauline Frederick, a noted stage actress, and Irving Cummings, later a director, is the male lead.[1] The film is now considered lost.[2]

The World's Great Snare
Directed byJoseph Kaufman
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Based onThe World's Great Snare
by E. Phillips Oppenheim
StarringPauline Frederick
Irving Cummings
CinematographyEdward Gheller
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 25, 1916 (1916-06-25)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


See also


  1. The Moving Picture World, Volume 29. World Photographic Publishing Company. 1916. p. 479.
  2. The World's Great Snare at Unsung Divas website: The Pauline Frederick website

This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.