The Caveman

The Caveman

theatrical release poster
Directed by Lewis Milestone
Written by Darryl Zanuck (scenario)
Based on "The Cave Man" (short story)
by Gelett Burgess
Starring Matt Moore
Marie Prevost
Phyllis Haver
Hedda Hopper
Cinematography David Abel
Frank Kesson(asst.)
Distributed by Warner Bros.
Release dates
  • February 6, 1926 (1926-02-06)
Running time
7 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Caveman, also styled as The Cave Man, is a 1926 silent film comedy produced and distributed by Warner Bros.. Lewis Milestone directed the Darryl Zanuck scripted story taken from the play The Cave Man by Gelett Burgess. Matt Moore, Marie Prevost, Hedda Hopper star. A small role is played by a young Myrna Loy, just starting out in her long career. This picture survives in the Library of Congress with a reel missing.[1][2][3][4]

Vitagraph, a predecessor of Warner Brothers, produced a version of this story in 1915 with Robert Edeson.



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