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(1915) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Edwin S. Porter and Hugh Ford

Cast: Pauline Frederick [Zaza], Julian L’Estrange [Bernard Dufrene], Ruth Sinclair [Madame Dufrene], Maude Granger [Aunt Rosa], Blanche Fisher [Louise], Helen Sinnott [Nathalie], Mark Smith [Cascart], Charles Butler [Duc de Brissac], Walter Craven [Dubois]

Famous Players Film Company production in associated with Charles Frohman Company; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / From the play adaptation Zaza by David Belasco of the play Zaza by Pierre François Samuel Berton and Charles Simon. / Released 11 November 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film’s original scheduled release date was 4 October 1915, but was delayed by the Famous Players studio fire on 11 September 1915. The film was rereleased in the USA by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation on 22 September 1918. The play was subsequently filmed as Zaza (1923).


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.5184.

Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 1 April 2009.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.5184; Quirk-Swanson p. 149; Tarbox-Lost p. 245.

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