||Rudolph Valentino (left) and Alla Nazimova.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Six reels / 1706 metres
Directed by Ray C. Smallwood
Cast: Nazimova (Alla Nazimova) [Marguerite Gautier], Rudolph Valentino [Armand Duval], Rex Cherryman [Gaston Rieux], Arthur Hoyt [Comte de Varville], Zeffie Tilbury [Prudence], Patsy Ruth Miller [Nichette], Elinor Oliver [Nanine], William Orlamond [Monsieur Duval, Armand’s father], Consuelo Flowerton [Olympe]; Edward J. Connelly [duke]
The Nazimova Productions, Incorporated, production; distributed by Metro Pictures Corporation. / Written for the screen (scenario) by June Mathis, from the play adaptation La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas fils of the novel La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas fils. Set design by Natasha Rambova. Photographed (cinematography) by R.J. Bergquist. / © 1921 by Metro Pictures Corporation. Released September 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The novel was subsequently filmed as Camille (1917). The novel was subsequently filmed as Camille (1927).
Survival status: Print exists in the George Eastman Museum film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Art Deco - Art Nouveau - Authors: Alexandre Dumas fils - Books - Casinos - Death - Flowers: Camellias - France: Paris - Games: Roulette - Medical: Illness (Tuberculosis) - Money - Musicians: Jazz bands - Orchards - Seasons: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter - Transportation: Automobiles - Water: Rain
Listing updated: 8 March 2011.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.0579; Bardèche-History p. 210; Carroll-Matinee pp. 125, 128; Drew-Speaking pp. 137, 140, 141, 280; Everson-American pp. 169, 171, 246f, 315; Limbacher-Feature p. 36; Mandelbaum-Screen pp. 8, 10; Slide-Aspects p. 28 : Website-GEM; Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.