Brewster's Millions (1914 film)


Brewster's Millions (1914 film)

Infobox Film
name = Brewster's Millions


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director = Oscar Apfel
Cecil B. DeMille
producer =
writer = George Barr McCutcheon
Winchell Smith
Byron Ongley
narrator =
starring = Edward Abeles
music =
cinematography = Alvin Wyckoff
editing =
distributor =
released = 15 April, 1914
runtime =
country = USA
language = Silent
English intertitles
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imdb_id = 0003698

"Brewster's Millions" is a 1914 comedy film directed by Oscar Apfel and Cecil B. DeMille. It's an adaptation of the novel written by George Barr McCutcheon.

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 movie. [Bonnell, M. (2004) "Men of Many Talents", The Journal of the Cricket Society, vol. 21, no. 4., The Cricket Society] The film is considered to be lost. cite web |url=http://www.silentera.com/PSFL/data/B/BrewstersMillions1914.html |title=Progressive Silent Film List: Brewster's Millions |accessdate=2008-03-24|work=Silent Era]

Cast

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

References

External links

*imdb title|id=0003698|title=Brewster's Millions


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