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This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
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B&W : Five reels
Directed by Sidney Olcott
Cast: Mary Pickford [Cho-Cho-San], Olive West [Suzuki], Jane Hall [Adelaide], Lawrence Wood [Cho-Cho-San’s father], Caroline Harris [her father], M.W. Rale [the Nakado], W.T. Carleton (William T. Carleton) [the American consul], David Burton [the prince], Frank Dekum [naval officer], Marshall Neilan [Lieutenant Pinkerton], Caesare Gravina (Cesare Gravina) [the soothsayer]
Famous Players Film Company production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / From the novel Madame Butterfly by John Luther Long. Cinematography by Hal Young. Presented by Daniel Frohman. / © 8 November 1915 by Famous Players Film Company [LU6902]. Released 8 November 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2702.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [35mm color-tinted nitrate positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Japan - Japanese - Weddings
Listing updated: 4 September 2007.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.2702; Eyman-Pickford p. 329; Tarbox-Lost p. 247 : Website-AFI; Website-Legacy.