Young Romance (film)

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Young Romance
Young Romance poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by George Melford
Produced by George Melford
Screenplay by William C. deMille
Based on Young Romance
by William C. deMille
Starring Edith Taliaferro
Tom Forman
Cinematography Walter Stradling
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Famous Players-Lasky
Release date
  • January 21, 1915 (1915-01-21)
Running time
59 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Young Romance is a 1915 American silent romance film directed and produced by George Melford. The film is based on the play of the same name by William C. deMille who also wrote the screenplay. Edith Taliaferro, who made only three films in her career, stars in this film which is the only one of her films that still exists.[1]


Scene still featuring Nellie Nolan (Edith Taliaferro) who learns that the person she is impersonating has just inherited a fortune. Behind her, the criminal Spagnoli (Al Ernest Garcia wearing a small dark moustache) begins to plot.
  • Edith Taliaferro as Nellie Nolan
  • Tom Forman as Tom Clancy
  • Al Garcia as Count Spagnoli
  • Raymond Hatton as Jack
  • Florence Dagmar as Lou
  • Charles Wells as Motor boatman/chauffeur
  • Mrs. Lewis McCord as Landlady
  • Marshall Mackaye as Bell Boy
  • Harry De Vere as Sila Jenkins
  • J. Parks Jones as Young Jenkins
  • Violet Drew as Telegraph operator
  • Gertrude Kellar as Mrs. Jenkins

DVD release[edit]

Young Romance was released on DVD by Image Entertainment along with Raoul Walsh's Regeneration.[2]


  1. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: Young Romance at
  2. ^ "Young Romance (1915)". Retrieved May 19, 2013. 

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