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The Magic Flame (1927)

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Tito the Clown / The Count
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Bianca, the Aerial Artist
Agostino Borgato ...
The Ringmaster
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The Chancellor
Harvey Clark ...
The Aide
Shirley Palmer ...
The Wife
Cosmo Kyrle Bellew ...
The Husband
George Davis ...
The Utility Man
André Cheron ...
The Manager
Vadim Uraneff ...
The Visitor
Meurnier-Surcouf ...
Sword Swallower
Paoli ...
Weight Thrower
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lucille Ballart ...
(as Lucille Balart)
Austen Jewell
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18 September 1927 (USA)  »

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La llama mágica  »

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Incomplete print exists at the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House [first five reels only]. See more »

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5 reels found
10 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't really give this a rating as I have not seen it but the first five reels of this eleven reel feature were found in the George Eastman House Archives.

Hopefully somewhere someday reels 6 through 11 will turn up as well.

So little of Vilma Banky's work survives today - it's a great pity as she was a very beautiful and moving silent screen actress.

This is also an early academy award nominee - it's a shame that even the films that were highly respected in their day became victims of time and decay . . .

This is not the time or the place to start a forum on film preservation, but it is important for us to preserve these early works of cinema, and even though the film is not complete, I hope that someone will preserve what's left of it and allow the general public access to study it.


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