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Lily of the Dust
Also known as [Song of Songs]
B&W : Seven reels / 6811 feet
Directed by Dmitri Buchowetski
Cast: Pola Negri [Lily Czepanek], Ben Lyon [Richard von Prell], Noah Beery [Colonel von Mertzbach], Raymond Griffith [Karl Dehnecke], Jeanette Daudet [Julia], William J. Kelly [Walter von Prell]
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Paul Bern, from the play adaptation The Song of Songs by Edward Sheldon of the novel Das Hohe Lied (The Song of Songs) by Hermann Sudermann. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / © 13 August 1924 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP20478]. Released 24 August 1924. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was previously filmed as The Song of Songs (1918).
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 2 December 2010.
References: Brownlow-Behind p. 20 : Website-AFI.