The Lyons Mail is a 1916 British silent film based on the 1854 play The Courier of Lyons by Charles Reade a very popular stage work of the Victorian era. A respectable French gentleman is mistaken for his doppelganger, a notorious highwaymen.
It was made by the Ideal Film Company, one of the leading British silent film studios. It should not be confused with a later sound version The Lyons Mail released in 1931 by Twickenham Studios. It was released in the United States in 1919.