The Hostage

Directed by: Robert Thornby, USA, 1917

USA, 1917

Cast and Credits

Production Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company
Distribution Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Director Robert Thornby
Scenario Beulah Marie Dix
Director of Photography Henry Kotani
Cast Wallace Reid [Lieutenant Kemper]
Dorothy Abril [Nathalia]
Gertrude Short [Sophia, Nathalia's sister]
Clarence Geldart [Brigadier]
Guy Oliver [Vanvoyd]
Marcia Manon [Eunice as Camille Ankewich]
Noah Beery [Boyadi]
Lillian Leighton [Marienka]
Lucien Littlefield [Paul]
Lucien Littlefield [Ragnor (as Georgie D. Spaulding)]
Ramon Novarro [Extra (not credited)]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,, 5000 feet, 5 reels
Sound System: silent
First Screening: September 10, 1917 in USA
US Copyright: August 13, 1917 - ©LP.11268
Survival Status: No holdings located in archives

General Information

The Hostage is a motion picture produced in the year 1917 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Robert Thornby, with Wallace Reid, Dorothy Abril, Gertrude Short, Clarence Geldart, Guy Oliver, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of The Hostage available.

Bibliography - The Motion Picture News, 15 September 1917 , pg 1811.
- The Motion Picture News, 29 September 1917 , pg 2208.
- The Moving Picture World, 15 September 1917 , pg 1610.
- The Moving Picture World, 22 December 1917 , pg 1801, 1844
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 22 September 1917 , pg 25.
- Variety, 14 September 1917 , pg 36.
- Wid's Film Daily, 27 September 1917 , pg 613.

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