Blackmail (1920 film)

Blackmail is a 1920 American silent drama film directed by Dallas M. Fitzgerald and starring Viola Dana, Alfred Allen, and Wyndham Standing.[1] The film reverses the typical vampire plot of the early silent film period by having the seductive woman, after her marriage, being blackmailed by the rich men she formerly preyed upon.[1]

Blackmail
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Directed byDallas M. Fitzgerald
Written byLucia Chamberlain
Albert S. Le Vino
StarringViola Dana
Alfred Allen
Wyndham Standing
CinematographyJohn Arnold
Production
company
Screen Classics
Distributed byMetro Pictures
Release date
  • October 4, 1920 (1920-10-04)
Running time
6 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Langman p. 352

BibliographyEdit

  • Langman, Larry. American Film Cycles: The Silent Era. Greenwood Publishing, 1998.

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