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 1.33:1 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.