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The Admirable Crichton (1918)

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When a Lord and family are shipwrecked on an island their butler becomes a king.

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When a Lord and family are shipwrecked on an island their butler becomes a king.

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The original Broadway production of "The Admirable Crichton" by J.M. Barrie opened at the Lyceum Theater on November 17, 1903, ran for 144 performances with William Gillette {famous for his Sherlock Holmes plays and portrayal} in the title role. The play was revived on Broadway in 1931. See more »

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Excellent, rare story
19 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on Turner Classic Movies as one of the silent films they sometimes show. It tells the story of Crighton, a British butler who takes his role as a servant and his duty to his employers very seriously. When the company shipwrecks on an island, however, Crighton, a working man, is the only person who has any useful skills. His ability to provide food and shelter slowly causes a shift in how he's seen.... After a while he's the alpha male....but there's more to the story than this.

The acting was fine and I found the movie very witty and entertaining. I'd really, really, really like to see it on DVD. It's one of my favorite silent films, and I have seen many I have enjoyed.


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