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The Cross Bearer
(1918) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by George Archainbaud

Cast: Montagu Love [Cardinal Mercier], Jeanne Eagels [Liane de Merode], Anthony Merlo [Lieutenant Maurice Lambeaux], George Morgan [Gaston Van Leys], Edward Elkas [Banker Van Leys], Charles Brandt [Baron Spiegelman], Eloise Clement [Jeanne Perrier], Albert Hart [Colonel Krause], Alexander Francis [Brother Joseph], Kate Lester [Cardinal’s housekeeper], Fanny Cogan [Madame Lambeaux], Henrietta Simpson [Madame Van Leys]

William A. Brady production; distributed by World Film Corporation [Special Feature]. / Produced by William A. Brady. Scenario by Anne Maxwell. Assistant director, Philip W. Masi. Cinematography by Philip Hatkin. / © 7 March 1918 by World Film Corporation [LU12147]. Premiered 26 March 1918 at Carnegie Hall in New York, New York. Released 1 April 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Working titles: The Cardinal and Cardinal Mercier. The film was personally financed by Brady, who then sold the film to his company World Film Corporation.

Drama: World War I.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0855.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: War: World War I (28 July 1914-11 November 1918)

Listing updated: 26 January 2015.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.0855 : ClasIm-241 p. C10 : with additional information provided by Arne Andersen.

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