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The Man on the Box

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The Man on the Box
Newspaper advertisement.
Directed byOscar Apfel
Cecil B. DeMille (uncredited)
Based onThe Man on the Box
by Harold MacGrath
StarringHorace B. Carpenter
Release date
  • July 13, 1914 (1914-07-13)
CountryUnited States

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 film. A surviving film at the Library of Congress and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research (Madison).[2]



  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Man on the Box". Silent Era. Retrieved February 17, 2010.
  2. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Man on the Box
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