Fool's Paradise (film)
|Directed by||Cecil B. DeMille|
|Produced by||Cecil B. DeMille|
|Written by||Sada Cowan
Beulah Marie Dix
|Based on||"Laurels and the Lady"
by Leonard Merrick
|Edited by||Anne Bauchens|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|9 reels (8,681 feet)|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Fool's Paradise is a 1921 American silent romance film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. The film stars Dorothy Dalton and Conrad Nagel and was based on the short story "Laurels and the Lady" by Leonard Merrick.
- Dorothy Dalton as Poll Patchouli
- Conrad Nagel as Arthur Phelps
- Mildred Harris as Rosa Duchene
- Theodore Kosloff as John Roderiguez
- John Davidson as Prince Talaat-Ni
- Julia Faye as Samaran, His Chief Wife
- Clarence Burton as Manuel
- Guy Oliver as Briggs
- Jacqueline Logan as Girda
- Kamuela C. Searle as Kay
- Baby Peggy as Child (uncredited)
- William Boyd (uncredited)
- Gertrude Short as Child (uncredited)
Production on the film began on April 4, 1921 and concluded on June 2, 1921. The film's budget was $291,367.56 and it went on to gross $901,937.79 at the box office.
- "Progressive Silent Film List: Fool's Paradise". Silent Era. Retrieved 2008-06-21.
- Birchard, Robert (2004). Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. p. 165. ISBN 0-813-12636-3.
- Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress p.61 , c. 1978 by The American Film Institute
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Fool's Paradise
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