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The Captive
(1915) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Cast: Blanche Sweet [Sonya Martinovich], House Peters [Mahmud Hassan], Gerald Ward [Milos Martinovich], Page Peters [Marko Martinovich], Jeanie Macpherson [Milka], Theodore Roberts [the burgomaster], Billy Elmer (William Elmer) [the Turkish officer], Marjorie Daw

Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Cecil B. DeMille and Jeanie Macpherson, from a screen story by Jeanie Macpherson. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Cecil B. DeMille. / © 3 April 1915 by Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated [LU4918]. Released 22 April 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama: War.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0604.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Crime: Rape (Attempted) - Farms - Rescues - War: Balkan Wars (1912-1913)

Listing updated: 16 November 2012.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0604; Drew-Speaking pp. 226-227, 286 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

 
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