5.6/10
24
2 user

The Call of the North (1914)

Trader Ned Stewart's father Graehme was unjustly accused of adultery and killed. Ned sets out to avenge his father but is captured and send on "la longue traverse," the long journey to ... See full summary »

Writers:

George Broadhurst (play), Stewart Edward White (novel)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Esra Kincaid takes land by force and, having taken the Espinoza land, his sights are set on the Castro rancho. US government agent Kearney holds him off till the cavalry shows up and he can... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Bessie Barriscale, Jane Darwell, Dick La Reno
Kindling (1915)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Pregnant tenement dweller Maggie Schultz is being used by burglars and fears that though "I stole to keep my baby from being born in this rat hole... now he's going to be born in jail." But the tenement owner may refuse to prosecute.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Charlotte Walker, Thomas Meighan, Raymond Hatton
The Squaw Man (1914)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A chivalrous British officer takes the blame for his cousin's embezzlement and journeys to the American West to start a new life on a cattle ranch.

Directors: Oscar Apfel, Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Dustin Farnum, Monroe Salisbury, Winifred Kingston
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A seasoned US Marshal is ambushed while tracking a murderous band of outlaws along the southern border of the United States. Left for dead, the Marshal is saved by a lost Navajo boy with ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Winters
Stars: Paul Winters, Aden Yazzie, Greg Bronson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

On his way through the woods to his marriage, Fadinard's horse eats the hat of a married lady spending here a few moments with her lover. Fadinard has to find the very same rare hat to ... See full summary »

Director: René Clair
Stars: Alice Tissot, Alexej Bondireff, Marise Maia
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Mary Denby becomes a seamstress after her husband Steve wastes their money on booze. Her employer provides her as an escort to accompany millionaire Roger Manning. Her husband tries ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Cleo Ridgely, Wallace Reid, Horace B. Carpenter
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Charles Murdock neglects his fat and lazy wife in favor of Juliet Raeburn but, when Juliet's name is involved in murder, he marries Viola and takes her to Paris.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Elliott Dexter, Florence Vidor, Sylvia Ashton
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Dr. Edward Meade and friend Richard Burton both love Sylvia Norcross. Both enlist in the military, but Meade stays back to care for deformed children. Sylvia thinks him a coward and marries... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Elliott Dexter, Tom Forman, Gloria Swanson
The Cheat (1915)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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 »

Directors: Oscar Apfel, Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Edward Abeles, Joseph Singleton, Sydney Deane
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Belgian girl Yvonne is married to Karl Von Krutz who admits being a spy after war breaks out. US Captain Strong assumes his identity and aborts a mission he is on to save the life of Yvonne... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Bryant Washburn, Florence Vidor, Gustav von Seyffertitz
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Chimmie is sent to Death Valley CA as part of a railroad scheme. He's to pretend to have discovered gold there, then set a new transcontinental record heading east. It doesn't quite work out that way.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Victor Moore, Camille Astor, Raymond Hatton
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Edeson ... Ned & Graehme Stewart
Theodore Roberts ... Galen Albert
Winifred Kingston ... Virginia
Horace B. Carpenter ... Rand
Florence Dagmar Florence Dagmar ... Elodie
Milton Brown Milton Brown ... Me-en-gan
Vera McGarry Vera McGarry ... Julie
Jode Mullally Jode Mullally ... Picard
Sydney Deane Sydney Deane ... McTavish
Fred Montague Fred Montague ... Jack Wilson
Edit

Storyline

Trader Ned Stewart's father Graehme was unjustly accused of adultery and killed. Ned sets out to avenge his father but is captured and send on "la longue traverse," the long journey to death. Virginia saves Ned, and the villain confesses Graehme's innocence on his deathbed. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 1914 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Na Romântica Nova York See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$16,541 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The House That Shadows Built (1931) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Novel and Cecil B. DeMille
17 November 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

Having achieved success on Broadway, DeMille could not but help bringing plays to the screen. In this film he brings together a play and a novel with the assistance of Oscar Apfel as his mentor director. He was not yet at the stage where he could write his own screenplays.


1 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed