The Squaw Man (1918 film)

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The Squaw Man is a 1918 American silent Western film directed by Cecil B. DeMille.[1] It is a remake of DeMille's 1914 film of the same name, which is based upon a 1905 play by Edwin Milton Royle. The film was reportedly[2] made as an experiment to prove DeMille's theory that a good film is based on a good story. It cost $40,000 to make and grossed $350,000.[2] It would be remade again by DeMille in 1931. The 1918 The Squaw Man is a lost film with only the last reel extant.[1]

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The Squaw Man
Film still with Jack Holt and Elliott Dexter
Directed byCecil B. DeMille
Written byBeulah Marie Dix (scenario, story)
Based onThe Squaw Man
1905 play
by Edwin Milton Royle
Produced byCecil B. DeMille
StarringElliott Dexter
CinematographyKing D. Gray
Alvin Wyckoff
Edited byAnne Bauchens
Famous Players–Lasky Corporation
Distributed byArtcraft Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • December 15, 1918 (1918-12-15)
Running time
6 reels
CountryUnited States
English intertitles
Lobby card