The Eternal City (1915 film)
|The Eternal City|
|Directed by||Edwin S. Porter
|Based on||The Eternal City
by Hall Caine
|Distributed by||Select Film Booking Agency|
|April 12, 1915
December 15, 1918 (US re-release)
The Eternal City was a 1915 American silent drama film directed by Hugh Ford and Edwin S. Porter, produced by Adolph Zukor and based upon the novel and play of the same name by Hall Caine. The film was released through Paramount Pictures for the Famous Players Film Company, and is based on the 1902 Broadway play that starred Viola Allen and Frederic De Belleville. The film is now considered lost.
- Pauline Frederick - Donna Roma
- Thomas Holding - David Rossi
- Kittens Reichert - Little Roma
- Arthur Oppenheim - Little David
- George Stillwell - Leone
- Della Bella - Leone's wife
- Frank Losee - Baron Bonelli
- Fuller Mellish - Pope Piux XI
- J. Jiquel Lanoe - Charles Minghelli
- George Majeroni -Dr. Roselli
- John Clulow - Bruno Rocco
- Amelia Rose - Elena Rocco
- Freddie Verdi - Joseph Rocco
- Lottie Alter - Princess Bellini
- Lawrence Grant - English ambassador
The film was shot on location in London and at the Roman Forum, the Colosseum, and the Vatican gardens in Rome, Italy. Production was interrupted by World War I, and the remainder of the film was shot in New York City.
- National Courier, Volume 5, Issue 20. T. Lowe. 1915. p. 21.
- Greta de Groat. "Pauline Frederick: The Eternal City (1915)". stanford.edu.
- Elwood, Muriel (1940). Pauline Frederick: On and Off The Stage. A. Kroch. p. 60.
- "The Eternal City". silentera.com. Retrieved May 8, 2013.
- Musser, Charles (1991). Before the Nickelodeon: Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company. University of California Press. p. 470. ISBN 0-520-06986-2.
- The Eternal City at the Internet Movie Database
- The Eternal City at AllMovie
- American movie herald or lobby card (archived
- Italian theatre advert
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