Tense Moments with Great Authors (1922)

A series of twelve short films re-enacting highlights from famous novels. Individual titles are: #1: Trilby; #2: Les Miserables; #3: Sappho; #4: Nancy; #5: Fagin; #6: La Tosca; #7: Scrooge;... See full summary »

Directors:

Harry B. Parkinson (as H.B. Parkinson), W. Courtney Rowden | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Alphonse Daudet (novel), Charles Dickens (novels) | 4 more credits »

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Phyllis Neilson-Terry Phyllis Neilson-Terry ... Trilby (segment "Trilby")
Charles Garry Charles Garry ... Svengali (segment "Trilby")
Lyn Harding ... Jean Valjean (segment "Miserables, Les")
Hilda Moore Hilda Moore ... Sappho (segment "Sappho")
Sybil Thorndike ... Nancy (segment "Nancy")
Ivan Berlyn Ivan Berlyn ... Fagin (segment "Nancy" & segment "Fagin")
Ethel Irving Ethel Irving ... La Tosca (segment "La Tosca")
H.V. Esmond H.V. Esmond ... Scrooge (segment "Scrooge")
Kyrle Bellew Kyrle Bellew ... Becky Sharp (segment "Vanity Fair")
Clive Brook ... Rawdon Crawley (segment "Vanity Fair") / Sydney Carton (segment "Tale of Two Cities, A")
Douglas Munro Douglas Munro ... Marquis of Staines (segment "Vanity Fair")
Henry Doughty Henry Doughty ... Mr. Wenham (segment "Vanity Fair")
Iris Hoey ... Isabel Carlyle (segment "East Lynne")
J. Fisher White J. Fisher White ... Dr. Manette (segment "Tale of Two Cities, A")
Ann Trevor ... Lucie Manette (segment "Tale of Two Cities, A")
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A series of twelve short films re-enacting highlights from famous novels. Individual titles are: #1: Trilby; #2: Les Miserables; #3: Sappho; #4: Nancy; #5: Fagin; #6: La Tosca; #7: Scrooge; #8: Vanity Fair; #9: East Lynne: #10: A Tale of Two Cities; #11: Moths; #12: David Garrick. Written by Anonymous

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UK

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None | English

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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