Silent Feature: The Squaw Man (1918)


Studio: An Artcraft Picture
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Released: December 15, 1918

Featured Cast: Elliott Dexter, Jack Holt, Ann Little

Producer-director: Cecil B. DeMille
Screenwriter: Beulah Marie Dix
Source: the Edwin Milton Royle play
Art director: Wilfred Buckland
Cinematographer: Alvin Wyckoff, King D. Gray
Editor: Anne Bauchens


When an exiled British nobleman starts afresh in the New World, he marries a Native American.


“The present picture was made under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille and is a reproduction of the photoplay which he produced four years ago. Technically the picture leaves little to be desired.”

– The Weekly Variety, November 8, 1918


The Squaw Man cost $43,858.96 and grossed $283,556.56.
(These figures have not been adjusted for inflation nor do they include the considerable profits realized from reissues, television syndication, and home entertainment formats.)