The Eternal City (1923 film)

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For the 1915 film version of the Hall Caine novel, see The Eternal City (1915 film).
The Eternal City
The Eternal City - 1923 poster.jpg
1923 theatrical poster
Directed by George Fitzmaurice
Produced by Samuel Goldwyn
Written by Ouida Bergere (scenario)
Based on The Eternal City
by Hall Caine
Starring Lionel Barrymore
Bert Lytell
Barbara La Marr
Cinematography Arthur C. Miller
Distributed by Associated First National
Release date
  • December 17, 1923 (1923-12-17)
(New York)
Running time
8 reels
7,929 feet
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Eternal City (1923) is a silent film directed by George Fitzmaurice, from a script by Ouida Bergère based on a Hall Caine novel, starring Barbara La Marr, Lionel Barrymore and Bert Lytell.

The film was produced by Samuel Goldwyn Productions, distributed by Associated First National, and was a remake of The Eternal City (1915) starring Pauline Frederick. This film is the second filming of the 1902 play starring Viola Allen which was also based on Caine's novel.[1][2]

George Fitzmaurice filmed King Victor Emmanuel III and his prime minister, Benito Mussolini, reviewing Italian troops. This motion picture is now a lost film.[3]


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