The Grasp of Greed

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse, USA, 1916

USA, 1916
Plakatmotiv The Grasp of Greed, © Bluebird Photoplays Inc., Universal Film Manufacturing Company

Cast and Credits

Production Bluebird Photoplays Inc.
Universal Film Manufacturing Company
Director Joseph De Grasse
Scenario Ida May Park
Based on H. Ridder Haggard [Novel: Mr. Meeson's Will (1880)]
Cast C. Norman Hammond [John Meeson]
Jay Belasco [Eustace]
Louise Lovely [Alice Gordon]
Gretchen Lederer [Lady Holmhurst]
Lon Chaney [Jimmie]
Louise Emmons [Shipwreck Survivor (not credited)]
Lillian Leighton

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: July 17, 1916 in USA
US Copyright: June 21, 1916 - ©LP.8549 [Archiv: EYE Filmmuseum (Amsterdam), George Eastman House (Rochester)]
Szenenphoto aus The Grasp of Greed, © Bluebird Photoplays Inc., Universal Film Manufacturing Company

General Information

The Grasp of Greed is a motion picture produced in the year 1916 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Joseph De Grasse, with C. Norman Hammond, Jay Belasco, Louise Lovely, Gretchen Lederer, Lon Chaney, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of The Grasp of Greed available.

Bibliography - The Motion Picture News, 15 July 1916, pg 274.
- The Moving Picture World, July 1, 1916, pg 110.
- The Moving Picture World, July 15, 1916, pp 474-475.
- The Moving Picture World, 22 July 1916, pg 691.

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