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Vanity Fair (1911)

(Reel One) Amelia Sedley, accompanied by Miss Becky Sharpe, returns from boarding school. Becky is a natural born flirt. Bashful Joseph Sedley falls desperately in love with her. He takes ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Kent

Writers:

Eugene Mullin (scenario), William Makepeace Thackeray (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Helen Gardner ... Becky Sharp
William V. Ranous ... Lord Steyne
John Bunny ... Joseph Sedley
Harry Northrup ... Capt. Rawden Crawley
Alec B. Francis ... Pitt Crawley
Leo Delaney ... George Osborne
Tefft Johnson ... Capt. Dobbin
Kate Price ... Miss Crawley
William Shea ... Sir Pitt Crawley
Charles Kent ... John Sedley
Mrs. B.F. Clinton Mrs. B.F. Clinton ... Mrs. Sedley
Rose Tapley ... Amelia Sedley
Herman Rogers Herman Rogers
William R. Dunn
Ferris Harcourt Ferris Harcourt
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(Reel One) Amelia Sedley, accompanied by Miss Becky Sharpe, returns from boarding school. Becky is a natural born flirt. Bashful Joseph Sedley falls desperately in love with her. He takes her to Vauxhall Gardens, where he makes an ass of himself, is very much ashamed, and refuses to keep his appointment with Becky the next day, sailing for Scotland to escape her wiles. Amelia, with her gentle sweetness, hands Becky a letter from Sir Pitt Crawley, requesting her to repair to Queen's Crawley at once. The next morning, bright and early, she takes her departure to enter Sir Pitt's household as a governess, where she meets Rawdon Crawley, youngest son of Sir Pitt, who falls captive to her charms, bringing upon himself the displeasure of the whole Pitt family. He, notwithstanding, marries Becky. (Reel Two) After their marriage, Becky Sharpe and Rawdon Crawley take up elegant lodgings at Mayfair. Rawdon, who is a captain in the English Army, is resplendent in his uniform. They are visited by... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1911 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Förförerskan See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Different pictures related to each other
2 March 2019 | by luigicavaliereSee all my reviews

Becky marries Rawdon for his family's wealth. His father , jealous of Beck's love , disinherits him. She moves on to Lord Steyne and his money. Rawdon is arrested for his gambling debts. She cries in front of him as she leaves with the guards but rides soon after. Freed by his brother, Rawdon returns to find Lord Steyne and he beats him. Becky is abbandoned by both and she cries alone. There is no editing in this film and moving images are like different pictures related to each other


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