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A Tale of Two Cities ()


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A condensed silent film version of the Charles Dickens classic about the French Revolution and its subsequent Reign of Terror.

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Sydney Carton
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Lucie Manette
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Dr. Manette
Leo Delaney ...
Darnay
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Jarvis Lorry
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The Duke D'Evremon
Tefft Johnson ...
Defarge
Edith Halleran ...
Madame Defarge (as Edith Halloran)
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Mimi - Woman on the Way to Guillotine
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Jailer (uncredited)
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Duke's Son in Early Scenes (uncredited)
Florence Foley ...
The Woodcutter's Child (uncredited)
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Miss Pross (uncredited)
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Peasant Brother (uncredited)
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Eleanor Radinoff ...
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Lydia Yeamans Titus ...
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Peasant Sister (uncredited)
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Directed by

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William Humphrey

Written by

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Charles Dickens ... (novel "A Tale of Two Cities")
 
Eugene Mullin ... (scenario)

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J. Stuart Blackton ... supervisor

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Plot Summary

Barrister Sydney Caron falls in love with lovely Lucie Manette, daughter of a victim of the oppressive French aristocracy. After he successfully defends falsely accused Charles Darney, Carton's love for Lucie remains unrequited as she marries Darnay. When Darnay is ultimately condemned to death by a revolutionary tribunal during the Reign of Terror, his only hope for rescue lies with Carton. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Also Known As
  • Un drame d'amour sous la Révolution (France)
  • La Bastille (France)
  • Een episode uit de Fransche revolutie (Netherlands)
  • Engeland en Frankrijk (Netherlands)
  • In Londen en Parijs (Netherlands)
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  • 30 min
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