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Silas Marner
(1916) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6940 feet
Directed by Ernest Warde

Cast: Frederick Warde [Silas Marner], Louise Emerald Bates (Louise Bates) [his sweetheart], Morgan Jones [his supposed friend], Thomas Curran [Godfrey], Mademoiselle Valkyrien (Valda Valkyrien) [Molly], Ethel Jewett [Nancy], Frank L. McNish [the squire Cass], Hector Dion [Dunstan], Arthur L. Rankin [Lammeter], Elsie Jordan [Priscilla]

Thanhouser Film Corporation production; distributed by Mutual Film Corporation [Mutual Masterpictures De Luxe Edition]. / Scenario by Philip Lonergan, from the novel Silas Marner by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans). Assistant director, Frank L. Gereghty. Cinematography by William M. Zollinger. / No copyright registration. Released 19 February 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The novel was previously filmed as Silas Marner (1913).

Drama: Historical.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4009.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive [incomplete (five of seven reels)]; in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute film archive; and in the film holdings of JEF Films, Incorporated.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Authors: George Eliot [Mary Ann Evans] (1819-1880) - British - United Kingdom: England

Listing updated: 26 January 2015.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4009; Ball-Shakespeare pp. 241, 390; Limbacher-Feature p. 223; Tarbox-Lost p. 251 : Website-Thanhouser : with additional information provided by Mary Ann Cade.

Home video: DVD.

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