DirectorWill S. Davis ProducerWilliam Fox CountryUnited States
Release dateDecember 26, 1915 (1915-12-26) WriterWill S. Davis, Emile Zola (novel) CastTheda Bara, Gaston Bell, J. Herbert Frank GenresSilent film, Drama, Black-and-white Similar moviesSunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927), Happy Days (1930), She (1917)
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Destruction is a 1915 American silent drama film directed by Will S. Davis and starring Theda Bara. The film is now considered to be lost. Destruction is based on the 1901 Émile Zola novel Travail ("Labor").
Fernande a greedy woman, marries a rich old man who is expected to die soon to get all his money. The husband discover her intentions but he died suddenly before being able to change his will. Now a widow, her next plan is to kill the wealthy's man son who also inherits.
Theda Bara as Fernade
J. Herbert Frank as Dave Walker
James A. Furey as John Froment
Gaston Bell as John Froment II
Warner Oland as Mr. Deleveau
Esther Hoier as Josine Walker
James Sheridan as Josine's Brother (as Master Tansey)