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Life Without Soul
Also known as [Frankenstein] : {Life Without a Soul}, {Live Without Soul}
(1915) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Joseph W. Smiley

Cast: William W. Cohill [Victor Frawley], Percy Darrell Standing [his creation], George De Carlton [William Frawley], Lucy Cotton [Elizabeth Lavenza], Pauline Curley [Claudia Frawley], Jack Hopkins [Richard Clerval], David McCauley [Victor Frawley, as a child], Violet De Biccari [Elizabeth Lavenza, as a child], [?] Josephine Marshall?, [?] Sue Balfore?

Ocean Film Corporation production; distributed on State Rights basis. / Produced by George De Carlton. Scenario by Jesse J. Goldburg, from the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. / Released November 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The first feature by Ocean Film Corporation. The film was rereleased in the USA (with new footage) by Raver Film Corporation in March 1916.

Drama: Horror.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2472.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Crime: Murder - Death: Murder - Dreams - Revenge - Suicide - USA: Florida: Jacksonville, St. Augustine - USA: Georgia: Dahlonega

Listing updated: 17 December 2008.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.2472; Aylesworth-Monsters pp. 27, 29, 146; Aylesworth-Movie pp. 22, 75; Bohn-Light p. 122; Marrero-Vintage pp. 4, 9-10, 30, 158; Tarbox-Lost p. 255 : ClasIm-223 p. 20.

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