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The Two Orphans (1915 film)

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Genre  Drama
Director  Herbert Brenon
Country  United States
The Two Orphans was a 1915 American silent romantic drama film

Language  Silent English intertitles
Release date  September 5, 1915 (1915-09-05)
Based on  Les deux orphelines  by Adolphe dEnnery and Eugene Cormon
Writer  Adolphe dEnnery (novel), Eugene Cormon (novel), Herbert Brenon (scenario)

The Two Orphans was a 1915 American silent romantic drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Theda Bara. This film was based on the 1872 French play Les deux orphelines, by Adolphe D'Ennery and Eugene Cormon which was translated into English by N. Hart Jackson. It was the play that was being performed at the time the Brooklyn Theater Fire broke out. The film was made by Fox Film Corporation and was partially shot on location in Québec, Canada. It is now considered lost.

In 1921 D. W. Griffith made a second adaptation of the play, Orphans of the Storm, starring Dorothy Gish and Lillian Gish.

Cast

  • Theda Bara as Henriette
  • Jean Sothern as Louise
  • William E. Shay as Chevalier de Vaudrey
  • Herbert Brenon as Pierre
  • Gertrude Berkeley as Mother Frochard
  • Frank Goldsmith as Marquis de Presles
  • E. L. Fernandez as Jacques
  • Sheridan Block as Count de Liniere
  • Mrs. Cecil Raleigh as Countess De Liniere
  • John Daly Murphy as Picard
  • References

    The Two Orphans (1915 film) Wikipedia
    The Two Orphans (1915 film) IMDb


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