The Black Butterfly (1916)

Sonia Smirnov, a Paris opera singer known as "The Black Butterfly", starts an affair with young Alan Hall. Hall, however, is still pining over his previous lover, a young peasant girl. ... See full summary »

Director:

Burton L. King

Writers:

Wallace Clifton (as Wallace C. Clifton), Olga Petrova (story) (as Mme. Petrova) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Olga Petrova ... Sonia Smirnov / Marie - The Convent Girl (as Mme. Petrova)
Mahlon Hamilton ... Alan Hall
Tony Merlo Tony Merlo ... Girard (as Anthony Merlo)
Count Lewenhaupt Count Lewenhaupt ... Lahcaise
Edward Brennan Edward Brennan ... Lord Braislin
Violet Reed Violet Reed ... Lady Constance Braislin (as Violet B. Reed)
Jack Hopkins ... Don Luis Maredo (as John Hopkins)
Morgan Jones Morgan Jones ... Peter - Father of Sonia
Norman Kerry ... Vladimir (as Norman Kaiser)
Roy Pilcher Roy Pilcher ... Gaston Duval
Evelyn Dumo Evelyn Dumo ... Ciel - Sonia's Maid
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Storyline

Sonia Smirnov, a Paris opera singer known as "The Black Butterfly", starts an affair with young Alan Hall. Hall, however, is still pining over his previous lover, a young peasant girl. Sonia--a former poor peasant girl herself--discovers a secret involving Hall and his former lover that neither knows about, but that involves an incident in Sonia's youth that could affect all of them. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 1916 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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