THE TRAITOR by LOIS WEBER
The Traitor does not appear to
have been officially released. There are no mentions of it in movie
trade magazines. However, it definitely screened at two Pennsylvania
theaters in December 1914.
of the program includes a superb Bosworth feature, "The Traitors,"
featuring the artistic players, Phillips Smalley and Lois Weber. These
clever people have been turning out some remarkable subjects, and
critics and reviewers declare that this feature is a most talented
single reel subject ever thrown on a screen. "The Traitors" bears the
distinction of having been the only one-reel felm that has ever been
featured in electric signs at the Strand theatre, New York, where is
proved a new epoch in film history.
-- Reading News Times,
Reading, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1914
AT THE THEATRES
THE HIPPODROME -- "The Traitors," a
Bosworth one-reel film, said to be one of the best one-part subject ever
released in which Lois Weber and Philip Smalley take the leading parts..
are also included on the programme.
-- Intelligencer Journal,
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, December 5, 1914
"The Traitors," a Bosworth one-reel film, said to be one of the best
one-part subject ever released in which Lois Weber and Philip Smalle
take the leading parts... are also included on the program.
Lancaster New Era, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, December 5, 1914
with Hobart Bosworth. Directed by Lois Weber. Bosworth/Universal.
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