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The Scarlet Letter (1917)

The film tells the story of a noble but poor woman who arrives at Boston in the 17th century. There she marries an old but quite rich doctor but does not become happy.

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Carl Harbaugh

Writers:

Carl Harbaugh (adaptation), Nathaniel Hawthorne (novel)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Mary Martin ... Hester Prynne
Stuart Holmes ... Arthur Dimmesdale
Dan Mason ... Roger Chillingworth
Kittens Reichert Kittens Reichert ... Pearl
Edward Hoyt ... The Reverend Wilson (as Edward N. Hoyt)
Robert Vivian ... The Governor
Florence Ashbrooke Florence Ashbrooke ... Mistress Hibbons
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The film tells the story of a noble but poor woman who arrives at Boston in the 17th century. There she marries an old but quite rich doctor but does not become happy. Written by Volker Boehm

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

12 February 1917 (USA) See more »

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Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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