Widow by Proxy

Widow by Proxy is a 1919 American silent romantic comedy film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is based on a 1913 Broadway play by Catherine Chisholm Cushing that starred May Irwin. Julia Crawford Ivers provided the scenario and her son James Van Trees was one of the cinematographers.[1][2][3][4] It is not known whether the film currently survives.[1]

Widow by Proxy
Period advertisement
Directed byWalter Edwards
Fred Robinson ( assistant director)
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written byJulia Crawford Ivers (scenario)
Based onWidow by Proxy
by Catherine Chisholm Cushing
StarringMarguerite Clark
CinematographyHal Young
James Van Trees
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • September 28, 1919 (1919-09-28)
Running time
50 minutes; 5 reels
CountryUnited States



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