The Dictator (1922 film)

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The Dictator
Dictator poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by James Cruze
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written by Walter Woods (scenario)
Based on The Dictator
by Richard Harding Davis
Cinematography Karl Brown
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • June 22, 1922 (1922-06-22)
Running time
6 reels (5,221 feet)
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)
Lobby card poster.

The Dictator is a 1922 American silent comedy drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures. James Cruze was the director and the star Wallace Reid.

The basic story had also been filmed in 1915 with John Barrymore who had played a supporting part in the 1904 Broadway starring production of comedian William Collier. Both this film and the 1915 version are now lost.[1][2]



  1. ^ The Dictator at
  2. ^ The Dictator on Broadway, with William Collier, its several revivals;

External links

  • The Dictator on IMDb
  • Synopsis at AllMovie
  • The Dictator Swedish language release poster as Revolutionen i Costa Banana
  • American lobby poster (archived)

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