The Cheat
The Cheat (1915)

The Cheat was the picture that "made" the reputation of director Cecil B. DeMille. Broadway star Fannie Ward plays an irresponsible socialite who uses the charity funds entrusted to her to play the stock market. When she loses the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 13, 1915
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Made waves during its day because of its explosive sexual and racial content.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fascinating -- albeit racist -- pre-Biblical DeMille.

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Aj V
I loved this movie, it mixes the romance, thriller, and drama genres, sort of like a film noir, but much earlier. There are a lot of cool editing techniques… More