A young man and his manservant, escaping from a backwoods family feud, are persuaded by a beautiful young heiress to help her rid her newly-gained Spanish castle of ghosts. The ghostly ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (play) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A milquetoast young man of society toughens up once he's shanghaied and falls for the captain's tomboy daughter.

Director: George Melford
Stars: Dorothy Dalton, Charles Brinley, Emil Jorgenson
The Dictator (1922)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Pursued by a cab driver for an unpaid fare, a millionaire's son, Brooke Travers ( Wallace Reid ), hides on a steamer, and both men find themselves en route to South America, where they are ... See full summary »

Director: James Cruze
Stars: Wallace Reid, Theodore Kosloff, Lila Lee
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant, and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.

Director: George Marshall
Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, Richard Carlson
Clarence (1922)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The father of a quirky family, the Wheelers, hires an ex-soldier, Clarence, as a handyman. Clarence falls for the family's governess, Violet. Mrs. Wheeler suspects that Violet and her ... See full summary »

Director: William C. de Mille
Stars: Wallace Reid, Agnes Ayres, May McAvoy
Thirty Days (1922)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: James Cruze
Stars: Wallace Reid, Wanda Hawley, Charles Ogle
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Walter Jarvis, a Ghost Breaker
...
...
Arthur Edmund Carewe ...
Duke d'Alba
...
Sam Marcum
Frances Raymond ...
Aunt Mary Jarvis
Snitz Edwards ...
Maurice
Edit

Storyline

A young man and his manservant, escaping from a backwoods family feud, are persuaded by a beautiful young heiress to help her rid her newly-gained Spanish castle of ghosts. The ghostly sightings, however, are the handiwork of the Duke d'Alba, who hopes to seize the castle's hidden treasure and use it to win the hand of the heiress. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on play | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 November 1923 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Donna Marias amerikanare  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Scared Stiff (1953) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Ghost Breaker (1922) -- Lost Silent
24 July 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Trying to escape from a Kentucky mountain family feud, Warren Jarvis ( Wallace Reid )meets and agrees to help Maria Theresa ( Lila Lee ) rid her father's castle of ghosts and find a treasure thought to be hidden there. He discovers that the "ghosts" are hired by the Duke D'Alva ( Arthur Carewe ), a neighbour of Maria Theresa's who hoped to find the treasure and marry her. Warren and Maria find no gold but a greater treasure, love.

This 1922 silent comedy/drama was based on the 1909 play The Ghost Breaker by Paul Dickey and Charles W. Goddard, and previously filmed in 1914 also called The Ghost Breaker by Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar Apfel. This version was directed by Alfred E. Green, produced by Famous Players-Lasky Company, starring silent screen actor Wallace Reid. Sadly it remains a lost silent film.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?