The Land of Promise

Directed by: Joseph Kaufman, , USA, 1917

  • Genre: Drama,
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Cast and Credits

Distribution Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Producer Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. [Presenter]
Director Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
Scenario Charles E. Whittaker
Based on William Sommerset Maugham [Play]
Director of Photography William Marshall
Cast Billie Burke [Nora Marsh]
Thomas Meighan [Frank Taylor]
Helen Tracy [Miss Eunice Wickham]
Jack W. Johnston [Edward Marsh (as J.W. Johnson)]
Mary Alden [Gertie Marsh]
Margaret Seddon [Miss Pringle]
Margaret Seddon [James Wickham]
John Raymond [Reginald Hornby]
Grace Studdiford [Mrs. Wickham]

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: December 10, 1917 in USA
US Copyright: November 20, 1917 - ©LP.11742
Survival Status: No holdings located in archives

General Information

The Land of Promise is a motion picture produced in the year 1917 as a USA production. The Film was directed by Joseph Kaufman, with Billie Burke, Thomas Meighan, Helen Tracy, Jack W. Johnston, Mary Alden, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of The Land of Promise available.

Bibliography - Exhibitor's Trade Review, 22 December 1917, pg 293.
- Motography, 29 December 1917 p, pg 1348-49.
- The Motion Picture News, 29 December 1917, pg 4584.
- The Moving Picture World, 10 November 1917 p, pg 997-98.
- The Moving Picture World, 29 December 1917, pg 1953.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 22 December 1917, pg 28.
- Variety, 14 December 1917, pg 43.
- Wid's Film Daily, 20 December 1917, pg 812.

References in Databases
American Film Institute Nr. 16921
American Silent Feature Film Database Nr. 6761
IMDb - International Movie Data Base Nr. tt0008169
KinoTV Database Nr. 85679
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