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The Carpet from Bagdad
Also known as {The Carpet of Bagdad}
(1915) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Colin Campbell

Cast: Kathlyn Williams [Fortune Chedsoye] Wheeler Oakman [George P.A. Jones], Guy Oliver [Horace Wadsworth], Eugenie Besserer [Mrs. Chedsoye], Frank Clark [Major Callahan], Charles Clary [Mohamed], Harry Lonsdale [Arthur Wadsworth], Fred Huntley [Wallace]

The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by V-L-S-E, Incorporated [Selig Red Seal Plays]. / From the novel The Carpet from Bagdad by Harold MacGrath. / © 13 May 1915 by The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated [LP5356]. Released 3 May 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] The film was Selig’s first release through V-L-S-E?

Drama: Adventure.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0614.

Survival status: Print exists in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute film archive [fragmentary 35mm nitrate positive (one reel only, recovered 1982, from the wreck of the Lusitania)].

Listing updated: 4 May 2010.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0614; Lahue-Selig p. 204; Weaver-Twenty p. 50 : Website-AFI.

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