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Thais
(1917) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Frank H. Crane (Frank Hall Crane) and Hugo Ballin

Cast: Mary Garden [Thais], Hamilton Revelle [Paphnutius], Crauford Kent [Lollius], Lionel Adams [Cynius], Alice Chapin [mother superior], Margaret Townsend [nun], Charles Trowbridge [Nicias]

Goldwyn Pictures Corporation production; distributed by Goldwyn Distributing Corporation. / Scenario by Edfrid Bingham, from the novel Thaïs by Anatole France and the opera Thaïs by Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet [music] and Louis Gallet [libretto]. Assistant director, George Bertholon. Cinematography by David Abel. / © 18 December 1917 by Goldwyn Pictures Corporation [LP11847]. Released 30 December 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as Thaïs (1916).

Drama: Historical.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4404.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 3 June 2010.

References: AFI-F1 nn. F1.4403, F1.4404; Brownlow-Parade p. 369; Everson-American p. 369; Spehr-American p. 4.

 
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