The Lottery Man (1919 film)

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The Lottery Man
The Lottery Man (1919) - 1.jpg
Still with Wanda Hawley and Wallace Reid
Directed by James Cruze
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written by Elmer Harris (scenario)
Frank Urson (adaptation)
Based on The Lottery Man
by Rida Johnson Young
Starring Wallace Reid
Wanda Hawley
Cinematography Frank Urson
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
October 12, 1919
Running time
50 minutes; 5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Lottery Man is a lost[1] 1919 American silent comedy film directed by James Cruze and starring Wallace Reid and Wanda Hawley. It is based on a 1909 Broadway play, The Lottery Man, by Rida Johnson Young. In the play Cyril Scott and Janet Beecher played the roles that Reid and Hawley play in the film. Famous Players-Lasky produced and Paramount Pictures distributed.[2][3]

A version of The Lottery Man made in 1916 still exists.[4]



  1. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Lottery Man
  2. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Lottery Man at
  3. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: The Lottery Man
  4. ^ The Lottery Man (1916) at the Library of Congress archive

External links

  • The Lottery Man on IMDb
  • synopsis at AllMovie
  • Still with Wallace Reid and Harrison Ford on the set

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