The Eternal Sapho

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The Eternal Sapho
Eternal sapho poster 01.jpg
Theatrical poster to The Eternal Sapho likenesses of Theda Bara and Warner Oland
Directed by Bertram Bracken
Produced by William Fox
Written by Mary Murillo (scenario)
Based on Sapho
by Alphonse Daudet
Starring Theda Bara
James Cooley
Cinematography Rial Schellinger
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • May 7, 1916 (1916-05-07)
Running time
50 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Eternal Sapho (also known as A Modern Sapho and The Eternal Sappho)[1] is a 1916 American silent drama film directed by Bertram Bracken and starring Theda Bara. The film was based on the 1881 French novel Sapho, by Alphonse Daudet.[2] The Eternal Sapho was produced by Fox Film Corporation and shot at the Fox Studio in Fort Lee, New Jersey.[3] The film is now considered lost.[1]


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  1. ^ a b "Progressive Silent Film List: The Eternal Sapho". Retrieved June 28, 2008. 
  2. ^ Connelly, Robert B. (1998). The Silents: Silent Feature Films, 1910–36. 40 (2 ed.). December Press. p. 74. ISBN 0-913204-36-6. 
  3. ^ Fort Lee: Birthplace of the Motion Picture Industry. Arcadia Publishing. 2006. p. 64. ISBN 0-7385-4501-5. 

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