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La Tosca
(1909) French
B&W : One reel
Directed by [?] André Calmettes and/or Charles Le Bargy?

Cast: Sarah Bernhardt [Flora Tosca], Edouard de Max, Lucien Guitry, Paul Mounet, René Alexandre, Charles Le Bargy, Charles Mosnier, Cécile Sorel

Film d’Art and Société Française des Filmes et Cinématographes Éclair production. / Produced by [?] Charles Jourjon? Scenario by André Calmettes, from the play La Tosca by Victorien Sardou. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was released in the USA on State Rights basis by Universal Features in October 1912; © 1 October 1912.

Drama.

Survival status: Print exists in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute film archive : A print is rumored to be in the Cinémathèque Française film archive and in the Le Cinémathèque Gaumont film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Listing updated: 7 October 2008.

References: Bardèche-History pp. 44, 45; Leyda-Before p. 61; Menefee-Bernhardt pp. 28, 91, 92, 97-100, 151, 154; Robinson-Palace p. 136; Shipman-Cinema p. 38; Tarbox-Lost p. 103; Thompson-Lost pp. ix, xvi : Website-IMDb.

 
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