Item Details

Carmen [videorecording]

by Prosper Mérimée ; Jesse L. Lasky presents ; a Paramount Picture ; Cecil B. DeMille, director general ; photoplay by William C. DeMille ; produced by Cecil B. DeMille ; a Famous Players-Lasky production. The cheat / by Hector Turnbull ; Jesse L. Lasky presents ; a Paramount Picture ; scenario by Hector Turnbull and Jeanie McPherson ; produced ...
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
[Carmen] A beautiful gypsy girl uses her irresistible charms to seduce a faithful military guard so that a band of smugglers can penetrate his stronghold.
[The cheat] Depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant to save her reputation and in return becomes his property.
Director
Cecil B. DeMille
Performers
[Carmen] Geraldine Farrar, Wallace Reid, Pedro De Cordoba.
[The cheat] Sessue Hayakawa, Fanny Ward, Jack Dean, James Neill.
Release Date
1915
Run Time
147 min.
Language
Silent films with musical accompaniment and English intertitles
Rating
Not rated by MPAA
Notes
  • Includes Burlesque on Carmen, a reconstructed version of a parody of DeMille's film as originally produced and performed by Charlie Chaplin.
  • Videodisc release of 1915 motion pictures.
Variant Title
Carmen ; The cheat
Cheat
Related Title
Burlesque on Carmen.
Series
Blackhawk Films Collection
Contents
  • Carmen (57 min., 1915)
  • The cheat (59 min., 1915)
  • Burlesque on Carmen (1916, 32 min.).
Credits
[Carmen] Photography, Alvin Wyckoff ; art director, Wilfred Buckland ; music, Georges Bizet, arranged and compiled by Hugo Riesenfeld, performed by the Olympia Chamber Orchestra, Timothy Brock conducting. [The cheat] Photography, Alvin Wyckoff ; music composed and conducted by Robert Israel ; produced for DVD by David Shepard, copyright 1997 Film Preservation Associates.
Published
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, c2001.
Publisher no.
ID9227DSDVD Image Entertainment
Description
1 videodisc (147 min.) : sd., b&w and tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
Technical Details
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