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Film, Video Beverly of Graustark

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  • Beverly of Graustark


  • Beverly Calhoun is invited by her friend, Princess Yestive of Graustark, to pay her a visit. On her journey, she is waylaid by bandits, and becomes entangled in the political problems of a neighboring country, whose ruler Prince Dantan, has been ousted by his evil half-brother Gabriel. Dantan, disguised as a simple goat hunter, has been driven into hiding in the mountains with his followers. Beverly is rescued by his band of rebels, but is mistaken for Princess Yestive. Beverly and Dantan fall in love, but their romance is complicated, not only by the hostilities between the two countries, but also because neither of them knows the true identity of the other.


  • Arvidson, Linda, 1884-1949, cast
  • Robinson, Gertrude, 1891-1962, cast
  • Drouet, Robert, 1870-1914, cast
  • Perley, Charles, 1885-1933, cast
  • Brammall, Jack, cast
  • Butler, William J., 1860-1927, cast
  • West, Charles H., 1885-1943, cast
  • McCutcheon, George Barr, 1866-1928
  • Protective Amusement Company
  • Klaw & Erlanger
  • Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • United State : [Klaw & Erlanger], 1914


  • -  Kings and rulers--Succession--Drama
  • -  Mistaken identity--Drama
  • -  Outcasts--Drama
  • -  Princesses--Drama
  • -  Princes--Drama


  • Melodramas (Motion pictures)
  • Romance films
  • Silent films
  • Short films
  • Fiction films


  • -  LP3218 U.S. Copyright Office
  • -  Copyright: Klaw & Erlanger; 13Aug14; LP3218.
  • -  Linda Arvidson, Gertrude Robinson, Robert Drouet, Charles Perley, Jack Brammall, William J. Butler, Charles West.
  • -  Cast from Niver's Early motion pictures, p. 29. Probable production and distribution companies from Wikipedia article, Klaw & Erlanger.
  • -  Summary derived from copyright description (synopsis and continuity).
  • -  Based on the novel by George Barr McCutcheon.
  • -  Paper print shelf number (LC 2285) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
  • -  Filmed in Pasadena, California, in 1913.
  • -  Not viewed.
  • -  Sources used: Niver's Early motion pictures, p. 29; M/B/RS preliminary catalog card (Paper Print card file); copyright description (synopsis and continuity; MAVIS 1192136; see reference librarian); Wikipedia WWW site, viewed May 18, 2012; Abel's, Encyclopedia of early cinema, p. 518.
  • -  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
  • -  16 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FRA 2791 to FTB 3427.


  • viewing print 1 film reel (ca. 14 min., 1,293 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • dupe neg pic 1 film reel (ca. 14 min., 1,293 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • master pos pic 1 film reel (ca. 14 min., 1,293 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
  • paper pos 3 rolls (ca. 2,800 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
  • paper pos (copy 2) 3 rolls (ca. 2,800 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • FLA 5922 (viewing print)
  • FTB 3427 (dupe neg pic)
  • FTA 2768 (master pos pic)
  • Box 1027A, Box 1028A, Box 1029A (paper pos)
  • Box 5620A, Box 5624A, Box 5625A (paper pos, copy 2)

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012600253

Online Format

  • image
  • video

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Chicago citation style:

Arvidson, Linda, Cast, Gertrude Robinson, Robert Drouet, Charles Perley, Jack Brammall, William J Butler, Charles H West, et al. Beverly of Graustark. [United State: Klaw & Erlanger, 1914] Video.

APA citation style:

Arvidson, L., Robinson, G., Drouet, R., Perley, C., Brammall, J., Butler, W. J. [...] Niver. (1914) Beverly of Graustark. [United State: Klaw & Erlanger] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Arvidson, Linda, Cast, et al. Beverly of Graustark. [United State: Klaw & Erlanger, 1914] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.