The Recoil
Directed byGeorge Fitzmaurice
Written byAnthony Paul Kelly
Produced byAstra Film Co.
StarringWilliam Courtenay
CinematographyArthur C. Miller
Distributed byPathé Exchange
Release date
  • May 13, 1917 (1917-05-13)
Running time
50 minutes
LanguageSilent ..English titles

The Recoil is a 1917 silent drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring William Courtenay. It was released through the Pathé Exchange company. It was filmed on the East Coast at Jersey City, New Jersey.[1][2]

An incomplete print survives in the Library of Congress collection. Reel 1 is missing.[3] Prints and/or fragments were found in the Dawson Film Find in 1978.



  1. ^ "Silent Era : Progressive Silent Film List". Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Detail view of Movies Page". Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Recoil". 29 September 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2017.