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(1915) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Raoul A. Walsh (Raoul Walsh)

Cast: Theda Bara [Carmen], Einar Linden [Don José], Carl Harbaugh [Escamillo], James A. Marcus [Dancaire], Elsie MacLeod [Michaela], Fay Tunis [Carlotta], E. De Varny [Captain Morales], Joseph P. Green, Marie de Beneditto, Lillian Hathaway

Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Raoul A. Walsh (Raoul Walsh), from the novella Carmen by Prosper Mérimée. Technical director, Edward Velasquez. Cinematography by Georges Benoit and George Schneiderman. Presented by William Fox. / © 1 November 1915 by William Fox [LP6838]. Premiered 31 October 1915 at the Academy of Music in New York, New York. Released 1 November 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Prints were manufactured by Standard Filmprint Corporation. Modern sources list Beneditto and Hathaway as appearing in the film.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0610.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Keywords: Crime: Murder - Death: Murder, Suicide - Duels - Jealousy - Soldiers - Spain: Andalusia - Spain: Cordoba - Spain: Seville

Listing updated: 8 June 2009.

References: AFI-F1 nn. F1.0610, F1.0611, F1.0643; Ball-Shakespeare pp. 235, 239, 385; Cooper-Dark pp. 101-103; Higashi-Virgins p. 56; Tarbox-Lost pp. 219, 243, 253; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 132, 183; Weinberg-Lubitsch p. 324.

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