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Anna the Adventuress
(1920) British
B&W : Seven reels / 6280 feet
Directed by Cecil M. Hepworth

Cast: Alma Taylor [Anna / Annabel Pelissier], Jean Cadell [Nellie Bates], James Carew [Montagu Hill], Gerald Ames [Nigel Ennison], Gwynne Herbert [aunt], Christine Rayner [Mrs. Ellicote], Ronald Colman [Brendan], James Annand [Sir John Ferringhall]

Sutherland, Limited, production; distributed by National Photoplay Distributors, Limited. / Produced by Cecil M. Hepworth. Scenario by Blanche McIntosh, from the novel Anna the Adventuress by E. Phillips Oppenheim. / Released February 1920. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / This silent film had synchronized sound effects during the original showings. It is unknown what type of process was used. British Board of Film Censors certificate: A.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Early sound film - France: Paris - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 25 January 2006.

References: Geduld-Birth p. 63; Gifford-British n. 06862; Quirk-Colman pp. 27, 29, 30; Perry-British p. 327; Smith-Colman pp. 6, 15, 16 : Website-IMDb.

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