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The Two Orphans
B&W : [?] Five-Seven? reels
Directed by Herbert Brenon
Cast: Theda Bara [Henriette], Jean Sothern [Louise], William E. Shay [Chevalier de Vaudrey], Herbert Brenon [Pierre], Gretrude Berkeley [Mother Frochard], Frank Goldsmith [Marquis de Presles], E.L. Fernandez [Jacques], Sheridan Block [Count De Liniere], John Daly Murphy [Picard], Mrs. Cecil Raleigh [Countess De Liniere]
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Scenario by Herbert Brenon, from the play Les deux orphelines (The Two Orphans) by Adolphe-Philippe D’Ennery and Eugène Cormon. Cinematography by Philip E. Rosen (Phil Rosen). Presented by William Fox. / © 5 September 1915 by William Fox [LP6279]. Released 6 September 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was rereleased in 1918 by Fox Film Corporation. AmerCine-199510 p. 98 misidentifies the release year as 1917.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4613.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Battered women - Beggars - Blind persons - Crime: Kidnapping, Murder - Criminals: Thieves - Death: Murder - Families: Long-lost relatives - France: Paris - Hunchbacks - Libertines - Nobility - Orphans - Rescues - Reunions
Listing updated: 24 January 2004.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4613 : AmerCine-199510 p. 98.