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The Man on the Box

The Man on the Box
Directed by Oscar Apfel
Cecil B. DeMille (uncredited)
Based on The Man on the Box 
by Harold MacGrath
Starring Horace B. Carpenter
Release date(s)
Country United States
Language Silent

The Man on the Box is a 1914 American silent comedy-drama film directed by Oscar Apfel and co-directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It was based on the 1904 novel of the same name by Harold MacGrath and stars Horace B. Carpenter.[1]

Max Figman had starred in the Broadway version in 1907 and reprises his role here in this movie.


  • Horace B. Carpenter as Russian ambassador
  • Jane Darwell as Mrs. Chadwick
  • William Elmer as Troop commander
  • Max Figman as Lt. Bob Warburton
  • Harry Fisher as Chales Henderson
  • Betty Johnson as Nancy Warburton (as Betty Jonson)
  • Jack W. Johnston as Count Karloff (as J.W. Johnston)
  • C. F. Le None as Scout
  • Fred Montague as Col. Raleigh
  • James Neill as Col. Annesley
  • Lolita Robertson as Betty Annesley
  • Mabel Van Buren as Kit Warburton
  • Fred L. Wilson as Jack Warburton


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
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