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Brewsters Millions (1914 film)

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Art director  Wilfred Buckland
Duration  
Language  Silent
6.5/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Cast  Edward Abeles
Country  United States

Director  Oscar Apfel Cecil B. DeMille
Release date  April 15, 1914 (1914-04-15)
Based on  Brewsters Millions  by George Barr McCutcheon Brewsters Millions  by Winchell Smith and Byron Ongley
Writer  George Barr McCutcheon (novel), Winchell Smith (play), Byron Ongley (play)
Directors  Cecil B. DeMille, Oscar Apfel
Story by  Winchell Smith, George Barr McCutcheon
Genres  Comedy, Indie film, Silent film, Black-and-white
Similar movies  Related Cecil B DeMille movies

Brewster s millions


Brewster's Millions is a 1914 American comedy film directed by Oscar Apfel and Cecil B. DeMille and starred Edward Abeles. It is an adaptation of the 1902 novel written by George Barr McCutcheon. The novel had also been turned into a successful 1906 Broadway play of the same name that also starred Edward Abeles. Abeles' success in the play led to his being cast in this film.

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Sydney Deane, who played the character of Jonas Sedgwick, made his film debut in Brewster's Millions and in doing so became the first Australian to appear in a Hollywood film. The film is considered lost.

Cast

  • Edward Abeles as Robert Brewster / Monty Brewster
  • Joseph Singleton as Edwin Peter Brewster
  • Sydney Deane as Jonas Sedgwick
  • Miss Bartholomew as Louise Sedgwick
  • Mabel Van Buren as Mrs. Gray
  • James MacGregor as John Harrison
  • Dick La Reno as Swearengen Jones / The Sheik
  • Baby La Reno as Monty Brewer, age 5
  • "Baby" Carmen De Rue as Peggy Gray, age 5 (as Baby De Rue)
  • Winifred Kingston as Peggy Gray
  • Bernadine Zuber as Barbara Drew
  • Monroe Salisbury as Noppier Harrison
  • Maureen Rasmussen as Trixie, the actress
  • References

    Brewster's Millions (1914 film) Wikipedia
    Brewsters Millions (1914 film) IMDb


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