Fultah Fisher's Boarding House
|Fultah Fisher's Boarding House|
Screenshot of the opening credits
|Directed by||Frank Capra|
|Produced by||Walter Montague|
|Based on||"The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding-House"
by Rudyard Kipling
|Edited by||Frank Capra|
|Distributed by||Pathé Exchange|
Fultah Fisher's Boarding House is a 1922 American silent film short and the first film directed by Frank Capra. Based on a poem by Rudyard Kipling, the film is about prostitute living at a boarding house who provokes a fight that leads to the death of a sailor.
Fultah Fisher runs a boarding house catering to seamen passing through the port. A local girl known as Anne of Austria has had many lovers amongst the sailors, and is currently linked to Salem Hardieker, a tough Bostonian. When Anne is drawn to a new potential lover, Hans, he rejects her, knowing she's Salem's girl.
- Mildred Owens as Anne of Austria
- Ethan Allen as Salem Hardieker
- Olaf Skavlan as Hans the Dane
- "Fultah Fisher's Boarding House". The New York Times. Retrieved December 27, 2014.
- "Fultah Fisher's Boarding House". Global Film. Retrieved December 27, 2014.
- Fultah Fisher's Boarding House on Internet Movie Database
- Fultah Fisher's Boarding House at the TCM Movie Database
- Fultah Fisher's Boarding House at AllMovie
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