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The Ghost Breaker (1914)


Oscar Apfel (as Oscar C. Apfel), Cecil B. DeMille


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Cast overview:
H.B. Warner ... Warren Jarvis
Rita Stanwood Rita Stanwood ... Princess Maria Theresa
Theodore Roberts ... Prince of Aragon
Betty Johnson Betty Johnson ... Carmen
Jode Mullally Jode Mullally ... Don Luis
Horace B. Carpenter ... Duke D'Alva - Carlos
Jeanie Macpherson ... Juanita, Carmen's rival (as Jeanne McPherson)
Mabel Van Buren ... Delores
William Elmer ... Robledo
Richard L'Estrange ... Maximo, the ghost (as Dick La Strange)
Fred Montague Fred Montague ... Gaspart, the ghost
Lucien Littlefield ... Judge Jarvis
John Burton John Burton ... Rusty (as J.W. Burton)
Jack W. Johnston ... Markam (as J.W. Johnson)


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7 December 1914 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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This film is lost. According to the American Silent Feature Film Survival Database, there are no known holdings located in archives. See more »


Version of The Ghost Breaker (1922) See more »

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The 33 Year Old Cecil B. DeMille
17 November 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

Learning his trade as a writer and director from Oscar Apfel, DeMille followed in the footsteps of D.W. Griffith by adapting literature to the screen. Because of his background as a theatre director, he brought opera as well as the stage to screen as he did in this film.

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