|Without Benefit of Clergy|
|Directed by||James Young|
|Written by||Randolph Lewis|
|Based on||Without Benefit of Clergy|
by Rudyard Kipling
|Produced by||Robert Brunton|
|Starring||Nigel De Brulier|
Virginia Brown Faire
Robert Brunton Productions
|Distributed by||Pathé Exchange|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Without Benefit of Clergy is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by James Young and featuring Boris Karloff. It is based on the story by Rudyard Kipling. A print of the film still exists.
As summarized in a review, Holden, a young English engineer in India, falls in love with the native girl Ameera, so he buys her from her mother. They live together very happily until their baby son dies. Later Ameera dies during a cholera plague.
- Nigel De Brulier as Pir Khan
- Virginia Brown Faire as Ameera
- Boris Karloff as Ahmed Khan
- Percy Marmont
- Thomas Holding as Holden
- Evelyn Selbie as Ameera's mother
- Ruth Cummings as Alice Sanders (credited as Ruth Sinclair)
- Philippe De Lacy as Tota (uncredited)
- Otto Lederer as Aghan (uncredited)
- Herbert Prior as Hugh Sanders (uncredited)
- "Progressive Silent Film List: Without Benefit of Clergy". Silent Era. Retrieved April 6, 2008.
- Harold Bloom, ed. Rudyard Kipling. Chelsea House, 2004.
- Without Benefit of Clergy, silentera.com, retrieved December 13, 2013
- "Without Benefit of Clergy". American Silent Feature Film Survival Database. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
- "Plenty of Atmosphere in Undramatic Story", The Film Daily, p. 3, June 26, 1921, retrieved December 13, 2013
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