Camille (1926 feature film)

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Camille
Camille FilmPoster.jpeg
Lobby poster
Directed byFred Niblo
Produced byNorma Talmadge
Joseph Schenck
Written byFred de Gresac (adaptation)
Olga Printzlau (scenario)
Chandler Sprague (scenario)
George Marion, Jr. (intertitles)
Based onLa Dame aux Camélias
by Alexandre Dumas, fils
StarringNorma Talmadge
Gilbert Roland
Lilyan Tashman
Music byWilliam Axt
David Mendoza
Major Edward Bowes
CinematographyOliver Marsh
Distributed byFirst National Pictures
Release date
  • December 18, 1926 (1926-12-18)
Running time
108 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent
English intertitles

Camille is a 1926 American silent film based on the play adaptation of La Dame aux Camélias (The Lady of the Camellias) by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in French as a novel in 1848 and as a play in 1852. Adapted by Fred de Gresac, George Marion Jr., Olga Printzlau, and Chandler Sprague, Camille was a directed by Fred Niblo and starred Norma Talmadge as Camille and Gilbert Roland as her lover, Armand. It was produced by the Norma Talmadge Film Corporation and released by First National Pictures. The film's score was composed by William Axt.[1][2]

Preservation status[edit]

An incomplete 35mm positive print exists in the Raymond Rohauer collection of the Cohen Media Group, according to silentera.com.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ AFI (c. 1971), The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921–30, American Film Institute
  2. ^ a b Silent Era (January 26, 2016). "Progressive Silent Film List: Camille (1926)". SilentEra.com. Retrieved July 29, 2016.

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