The Arab (1915 film)

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The Arab
Newspaper advertisement.
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Written by Edgar Selwyn
Based on The Arab (play)
by Edgar Selwyn
Starring Edgar Selwyn
Cinematography Alvin Wyckoff
Edited by Cecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • June 14, 1915 (1915-06-14)
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Arab is a 1915 American silent adventure film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Edgar Selwyn wrote and starred in the Broadway play version of the story in 1911, and this film is based on that play.[1] Selwyn reprises his role from his play.[2] This film was refilmed by Metro Pictures in 1924 as The Arab.


Preservation status[edit]

The film is now lost.[3][4][5]


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