The Passion Flower
B&W : Seven reels / 6755 feet
Directed by Herbert Brenon
Cast: Norma Talmadge [Acacia, the passion flower], Courtenay Foote [Esteban, her stepfather], Eulalie Jensen [Raimunda, her mother], Harrison Ford [Norbert, the poet], Charles Stevenson [Tio Eusebio, a grand old man], Alice May [Julia Eusebio, his blind wife], H.D. McClellan [a Eusebio son], Austin Harrison [a Eusebio son], Herbert Vance [a Eusebio son], Robert Agnew [Faustino Eusebio, the youngest son], Harold Stern [Little Carlos], Natalie Talmadge [Milagros, a flirt], Mrs. Jacques Martin [Old Juliana, Raimunda’s servant], Elsa Fredericks [Francesca, Raimunda’s servant], Robert Payton Gibb [Norbert’s father, the old potter], Augustus Balfour [the padre], Walter Wilson [Rubio, the ‘hound’ of Esteban], Mildred Adams [Doña Isabel, Raimunda’s friend], Julian Greer [Acacia’s father], Edward Boring [Bernabe]
Norma Talmadge Film Company production; distributed by Associated First National Pictures, Incorporated. / Scenario by Mary Murillo and Herbert Brenon, from the novel La Malquerida by Jacinto Benevente y Martinez. Cinematography by J. Roy Hunt. Presented by Joseph Schenck. / © 5 May 1921 by Norma Talmadge Film Company [LP16467]. Released April 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 20 June 2012.
References: Weaver-Twenty p. 28 : Website-AFI; Website-Talmadge.