The Source (1918 film)

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The Source
Contemporary newspaper advertisement
Directed by George Melford
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Screenplay by Monte M. Katterjohn
Clarence Budington Kelland
Starring Wallace Reid
Ann Little
Theodore Roberts
Raymond Hatton
James Cruze
Noah Beery, Sr.
Nina Byron
Cinematography Paul P. Perry
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • September 8, 1918 (1918-09-08)
Running time
50 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Source is a lost[1] 1918 American drama silent film directed by George Melford and written by Monte M. Katterjohn and Clarence Budington Kelland. The film stars Wallace Reid, Ann Little, Theodore Roberts, Raymond Hatton, James Cruze, Noah Beery, Sr. and Nina Byron. The film was released on September 8, 1918, by Paramount Pictures.[2][3]


As described in a contemporary newspaper,[4] the story is about a bad man who finds his way based on the disdain of a lovely young girl.



  1. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:The Source
  2. ^ "The Source (1918) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Source". AFI. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Alexandria gazette. (Alexandria, D.C.), 13 Sept. 1918.

External links

  • The Source on IMDb

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