The House with the Golden Windows

The House with the Golden Windows

The House with the Golden Windows is a lost 1916 American drama silent film directed by George Melford and written by Charles Sarver. The film stars Wallace Reid, Cleo Ridgely, Billy Jacobs, James Neill, Mabel Van Buren, and Marjorie Daw. The film was released on August 10, 1916, by Paramount Pictures.


The wife of a poor shepherd named Sue Wells (Cleo Ridgely) is tired of being poor and takes advantage of a loophole to become owners of her neighbor's rich estate while her neighbor is gone. However, living in the mansion doesn't make Sue happy. When their neighbor comes home to find out what they have done he kills her husband. Right before he can kill her, she wakes up and realizes it was all a dream. Her husband then walks in and tells her that he got a job as that estate's overseer, so they won't have to worry about money anymore.

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    director George Melford
    genre drama
    producer Jesse L. Lasky
    productionCompany Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company
    publisher Paramount Pictures
    theme silent