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Brewster's Millions (1914)

Robert Brewster, a scion of a well-to-do family, elopes with Louise Sedgewick. Peter Brewster disinherits Robert and refuses to be reconciled to the marriage, and later drives the young ... See full summary »

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Oscar Apfel (as Oscar C. Apfel), Cecil B. DeMille

Writers:

George Barr McCutcheon (novel), Winchell Smith (play) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Abeles ... Robert Brewster / Monty Brewster
Joseph Singleton ... Edwin Peter Brewster
Sydney Deane Sydney Deane ... Jonas Sedgwick
Miss Bartholomew Miss Bartholomew ... Louise Sedgwick
Mabel Van Buren ... Mrs. Gray
Dick La Reno Dick La Reno ... Swearengen Jones / The Sheik (as Richard Le Reno)
Baby La Reno Baby La Reno ... Monty Brewer, age 5
'Baby' Carmen De Rue ... Peggy Gray, age 5 (as Baby De Rue)
Winifred Kingston ... Peggy Gray
Fred Montague Fred Montague ... Colonel Drew
Bernadine Zuber Bernadine Zuber ... Barbara Drew
Monroe Salisbury ... Noppier Harrison
Stuart Sage Stuart Sage ... Subway Smith
Jane Darwell ... Mrs. Dan De Mille
William Elmer ... 1st Prizefighter (as Billy Elmer)
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Storyline

Robert Brewster, a scion of a well-to-do family, elopes with Louise Sedgewick. Peter Brewster disinherits Robert and refuses to be reconciled to the marriage, and later drives the young couple from their home. A little son, "Monty," blesses the anion. When Monty is a full grown man, Peter Brewster dies and bequeaths a million dollars to him. The newly acquired wealth staggers young Monty Brewster, and he is about to launch into the new life as one of the predatory rich, when he receives a communication from an attorney in the west, advising him that his uncle, George Brewster, has left him seven million dollars, contingent upon his getting rid of the million dollars left him by Peter Brewster. "Peter Brewster mistreated your mother and father and I do not want you to touch a dollar of his money. If you spend the million left to you by him and can, at the end of a year, show by receipts that you have judiciously spent, not squandered this million dollars, ,my attorneys will turn over ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 1914 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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