Temptation (1915 film)

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Contemporary newspaper advertisement
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Produced by Cecil B. DeMille
Jesse L. Lasky
Written by Hector Turnbull
Cecil B. DeMille
Jeanie MacPherson (uncredited)
Story by Hector Turnbull
Starring Geraldine Farrar
Theodore Roberts
Cinematography Alvin Wyckoff
Edited by Cecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • December 30, 1915 (1915-12-30)
Running time
60 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles
Budget $22,472.25[1]
Box office $102,437.47[1]

Temptation is a 1915 American silent romantic drama film directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille. The film starred Geraldine Farrar and Theodore Roberts and was written by and based on an original story by Hector Turnbull. Additional writing was done by DeMille and Jeanie MacPherson, who did not receive screen credit.[1]


Preservation status[edit]

Temptation is now considered a lost film.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Birchard, Robert S. (2004). Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. p. 64. ISBN 0-813-12324-0. 
  2. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Temptation". Silent Era. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 

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