Silent Feature: Till I Come Back to You


Studio: An Artcraft Picture
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Released: September 1, 1918

Featured Cast: Bryant Washburn, Florence Vidor, G. Butler Clonblough [Gustav von Seyffertitz]

Producer-director: Cecil B. DeMille
Screenwriter: Jeanie Macpherson.
Art director: Wilfred Buckland
Cinematographers: Alvin Wyckoff, Charles Rosher
Editor: Anne Bauchens


A Belgian girl discovers that her husband is a German spy.


“There are few directors in this country who have Mr. DeMille’s ability to make pictures. He knows what the camera can do, and how to make it do its best. Till I Come Back to You reveals his power in a succession of amusing, beautiful, vivid pictures.”

– The New York Times, August 26, 1918

Letters From Regional Theater Owners

“This was one of the best. It took well and was warmly applauded.”

– J.T. Marshall, Colonial Theatre, Big Rapids, Michigan, Exhibitors Herald, Vol. IX, No. 9 (August 23, 1919)


Till I Come Back to You cost $52,646.56 and grossed $183,834.23.
(These figures have not been adjusted for inflation nor do they include the considerable profits realized from reissues, television syndication, and home entertainment formats.)