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Fool’s Paradise
(1921) American
B&W : Nine reels / 8681 feet
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Cast: Dorothy Dalton [Poll Patchouli], Mildred Harris [Rosa Duchêne], Conrad Nagel [Arthur Phelps], Theodore Kosloff [John Rodriguez], John Davidson [Prince Talaat-Noi], Julia Faye [Samaran, his principal wife], Clarence Burton [Manuel], Guy Oliver [Briggs], Kamuela C. Searle [Kay], Jacqueline Logan [Girda], Baby Peggy [child]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Beulah Marie Dix and Sada Cowan, from the short story “Laurels and the Lady” by Leonard Merrick. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff and Karl Struss. Edited by Anne Bauchens. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 23 December 1921 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP17420]. Premiered 9 December 1921 in New York, New York. General release, 19 March 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.


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

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 5 August 2012.

References: Shipman-Cinema p. 75 : Website-AFI; Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

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