Ghosts (1915 film)

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Directed byGeorge Nichols
Produced byD. W. Griffith
Written byRussell E. Smith
Based onGhosts
by Henrik Ibsen
Distributed byMutual Film Company
Release date
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  • June 1915 (1915-06)
Running time
49 minutes
LanguageSilent..English titles

Ghosts is a 1915 silent film drama based on the famous 1881 play Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen. It was directed by George Nichols. D. W. Griffith produced the film and Erich von Stroheim served in several capacities as technical advisor, wardrobe assistant and costume designer. George Siegmann was an assistant director. The film had an alternate or working title The Wreck.[1][2]

The play Gengangere was first performed in America in 1894.[3]

A copy is preserved in the Library of Congress collection. And copies are also held at George Eastman Museum and UCLA Film & Television Archive [4][5]



  1. ^ "Detail view of Movies Page". Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Silent Era : Progressive Silent Film List". Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  3. ^ League, The Broadway. "Ghosts – Broadway Show – Play - IBDB". Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  4. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at the Library of Congress (<-book title) p.67 c.1978 by The American Film Institute
  5. ^ "Ghosts". 15 October 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2017.

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