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Mother (1914 film)

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Newspaper publicity image, 1914
Directed byMaurice Tourneur
Written byMaurice Tourneur
Based onMother
by Jules Eckert Goodman
Produced byWilliam A. Brady
StarringEmma Dunn
Distributed byWorld Film
Release date
  • September 28, 1914 (1914-09-28)
Running time
40 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film (English intertitles)

Mother is a 1914 silent film drama directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Emma Dunn. The film marked Tourneur's first American-made film. Dunn was 39 years old and had starred on Broadway in the play version of the story this film is based on. This film was produced by William A. Brady who also produced the 1910 play.[1] The film has a similar plot to the 1920 Fox film Over the Hill to the Poorhouse.[2]

The Library of Congress has a complete print.[3]


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  1. ^ Mother at the Internet Broadway Database
  2. ^ Maurice Tourneur: The Life and Films by Harry Waldman, 2001. ISBN 978-0-7864-4085-6
  3. ^ Mother, The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog

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