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Absinthe
(1914) American
B&W : Four reels
Directed by Herbert Brenon and George Edwardes-Hall

Cast: King Baggot [Jean Dumas], Leah Baird [Madame Dumas]

Independent Moving Pictures Company, Incorporated [IMP] production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [Universal Films Special Feature]. / Scenario by Herbert Brennon. Cinematography by William Creevy Thompson. / Released 22 January 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot in Paris, France. The film was rereleased in 1916 on State Rights basis by King Baggot.

Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0004.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Apaches - Artists - Crime: Murder, Robbery, Strangulation - Criminals - Desertion - Disguises - Disinheritances - Drug addicts - Drugs: Absinthe - France: Paris - Hallucinations - Maids - Moral corruption - Mistresses - Poverty - Soldiers - Weapons: Guns

Listing updated: 25 October 2005.

References: AFI-F1 p. xv, n. F1.0004; Tarbox-Lost pp. 12, 128 : Website-IMDb.

 
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