East Lynne (1916 film)

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East Lynne
East Lynne (1916) - 1.jpg
Directed by Bertram Bracken
Produced by William Fox
Written by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Mary Murillo (scenario)
Based on East Lynne
by Mrs. Henry Wood
Starring Theda Bara
Ben Deeley
Cinematography Rial Schellinger
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • June 19, 1916 (1916-06-19)
Running time
50 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

East Lynne is a 1916 American silent drama film directed by Bertram Bracken and starring Theda Bara. It is based on the 1861 novel East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood.[1] A 16mm print of the film was discovered in 1971 and purchased from Fox by the Museum of Modern Art where it is currently preserved. It is one of the few extant films of Theda Bara.[2]


  • Theda Bara as Lady Isabel Carlisle
  • Ben Deeley as Archibald Carlisle
  • Stuart Holmes as Captain Levison
  • Claire Whitney as Barbara Hare
  • William H. Tooker as Judge Hare, Barbara's Father
  • Loel Steuart as Carlisle Child
  • Eldean Stuart as Little William Carlisle
  • Eugenie Woodward as Mrs. Hare
  • Stanhope Wheatcroft as Richard Hare
  • Frank Norcross
  • James O'Connor
  • Ethel Fleming
  • Emily Fitzroy as Cornelia
  • Velma Whitman
  • H. F. Hoffman as Otway Bethel

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: East Lynne". silentera.com. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  2. ^ Golden, Eve (1998). Vamp: The Rise and Fall of Theda Bara. Vestal Press. p. 88. ISBN 1-461-73077-5.

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