The Lady in Ermine

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The Lady in Ermine
Poster - Lady in Ermine, The (1927) 01.jpg
1927 theatrical poster
Directed by James Flood
Produced by Corinne Griffith
Screenplay by Adaptation and scenarios:
Benjamin Glazer
Based on Die Frau im Hermelin (operetta)
by Ernst Welisch & Rudolph Schanzer
Starring Corinne Griffith
Einar Hanson
Francis X. Bushman
Ward Crane
Cinematography Harold Wenstrom
Distributed by First National Pictures
Release date
  • January 1, 1927 (1927-01-01) (United States theatrical)
Running time
7 reels
Country United States
Language Silent
(English intertitles)

The Lady in Ermine (1927) is a silent film romance/drama directed by James Flood and produced by and starring Corinne Griffith, and distributed by First National Pictures. The film is now considered a lost film.[1]


The operetta The Lady in Ermine, upon which this film and later films are based, opened on Broadway October 2, 1922 and ran for 238 performances closing on April 21, 1923. It originally played at the Ambassador Theatre and then at the Century Theatre. The famous Shubert Brothers produced the operetta/play.[2]


The story was remade as an early talkie musical in Technicolor, Bride of the Regiment (1930), also released by First National and also considered a lost film.[3] It was remade again in 1948 by 20th Century-Fox as That Lady in Ermine, starring Betty Grable and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.


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