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  Gloria Swanson.
Photograph: Photofest; courtesy The San Francisco Silent
Film Festival
Stage Struck
(1925) American
Color/B&W : Seven reels / 6691 feet
Directed by Allan Dwan

Cast: Gloria Swanson [Jennie Hagen], Lawrence Gray [Olme Wilson], Gertrude Astor [Lillian Lyons], Marguerite Evans [Hilda Wagner], Ford Sterling [Waldo Buck], Carrie Scott [Mrs. Wagner], Emil Hoch [Mr. Wagner], Margery Whittington [soubrette]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. Scenario by Forrest Halsey, from the adaptation by Sylvia La Varre of a screen story by Frank R. Adams. Art direction by Van Nest Polglase. Costume design by Rene Hubert. Cinematography by George Webber. / © 16 November 1925 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP22007]. World premiere, 7 November 1925 at the James Grand Theatre in Columbus, Ohio. Released 16 November 1925. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. Technicolor two-strip color process sequence. / Working title: Screen Struck. Color film was used for the opening and ending sequences of the film. Some location footage was shot in New Martinsville, West Virginia. FilmYearBook-1926 p. 55 mistakenly lists House Peters as a member of the cast.


Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.5364.

Survival status: Print exists in the George Eastman Museum film archive [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Color cinematography - USA: West Virginia: New Martinsville

Listing updated: 3 October 2014.

References: AFI-F2 n. F2.5364; Basten-Technicolor p. 169; Bogdanovich-Dwan pp. 9, 78-79; Everson-American p. 203; FilmYearBook-1926 pp. 55, 61; Higashi-Virgins pp. 103, 104, 105; Hudson-Swanson pp. 182, 183; Quirk-Swanson pp. 16, 188, 189, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195 : FilmDaily-19251110 p. 3 : Website-GEM.

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