A Gentleman of Leisure (1915 film)

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A Gentleman of Leisure
A Gentleman of Leisure 1915 scene B - newspaper.jpg
A scene from the film
Directed by George Melford
Produced by Jesse Lasky
Based on A Gentleman of Leisure
by P. G. Wodehouse and John Stapleton
Starring Wallace Eddinger
Cinematography Walter Stradling
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • March 1, 1915 (1915-03-01)
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

A Gentleman of Leisure is a surviving[1] 1915 American silent comedy film produced by Jesse Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars stage veteran Wallace Eddinger. The film is based on the novel A Gentleman of Leisure by P. G. Wodehouse and 1911 Broadway play adapted by Wodehouse and John Stapleton. A young actor named Douglas Fairbanks was a cast member in the play several years before beginning a film career. This film survives in the Library of Congress.[2][3][4]


See also


  1. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: A Gentleman of Leisure
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c. 1988
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress p.66 by The American Film Institute, c.1978
  4. ^ A Gentleman of Leisure as produced on Broadway, beginning August 24 1911 at the Playhouse Theatre, later moved to the Globe and Herald Square Theatres; IMDb.com

External links

  • A Gentleman of Leisure on IMDb
  • A Gentleman of Leisure at AllMovie
  • Famous Players Herald layout

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