A Mormon Maid

A Mormon Maid

Mae Murray in the film
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Screenplay by Charles Sarver
Paul West
Starring Mae Murray
Frank Borzage
Hobart Bosworth
Edythe Chapman
Noah Beery, Sr.
Richard Henry Cummings
Cinematography Charles Rosher
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • April 22, 1917 (1917-04-22)
Running time
50 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

A Mormon Maid is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and written by Charles Sarver and Paul West. The film stars Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth, Edythe Chapman, Noah Beery, Sr., and Richard Henry Cummings. The film was released on April 22, 1917, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]



Like many American films of the time, A Mormon Maid was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors cut two intertitles, "I am not a –" and "You have scoffed at our faith – now you will pay."[3]


  1. "A-Mormon-Maid - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". The New York Times. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  2. "A Mormon Maid". AFI. Retrieved January 1, 2015.
  3. "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. 5 (11): 33. September 8, 1917.

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