The Virginian
Theatrical poster
Directed byCecil B. DeMille
Based onThe Virginian
by Owen Wister
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
StarringDustin Farnum
CinematographyAlvin Wyckoff
Edited byCecil B. DeMille
Mamie Wagner
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • September 7, 1914 (1914-09-07)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
The Virginian
The Virginian
The Virginian rescues Molly.
The Virginian rescues Molly.

The Virginian is a 1914 American silent western film based upon the 1902 novel The Virginian by Owen Wister. The film was adapted from the successful 1903-04 theatre play The Virginian, which Wister had collaborated on with playwright Kirke La Shelle. The Virginian starred Dustin Farnum in the title role, a role he reprised from the original play. It was directed by Cecil B. DeMille.