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Production was based on the play Diplomacy (1914), written by Victorien Sardou
. The most recent production had been directed by Gustav von Seyffertitz at The Empire Theatre: 20 Oct 1914- Dec 1914 (closing date unknown/63 performances). Cast included: Blanche Bates, Henry Dorton, Bertha Fordyce, William Gillette
, Norman Tharp. Produced by Charles Frohman
. Note: Prior to WWI, a production running 50-60 performances would have been considered a modest hit and such a run considered good for a revival. Produced by Famous Players-Lasky (later known as Paramount) as Diplomacy
(1916). See more