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).
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.