East Lynne (1916 film)

East Lynne is a 1916 American silent drama film directed by Bertram Bracken and starring Theda Bara. Produced by Fox Film Corporation, it is an adaptation of the 1861 novel East Lynne by English author Mrs. Henry Wood.[1] A 16mm print of the film was discovered in 1971 and purchased from Fox by the Museum of Modern Art where it is currently preserved. It is one of the few extant films of Theda Bara.[2]

East Lynne
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Directed byBertram Bracken
Produced byWilliam Fox
Written byMary Elizabeth Braddon
Mary Murillo (scenario)
Based onEast Lynne (1861)
by Mrs. Henry Wood
StarringTheda Bara
Ben Deeley
CinematographyRial Schellinger
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • June 19, 1916 (1916-06-19)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


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  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: East Lynne". silentera.com. Retrieved March 28, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Golden, Eve (1998). Vamp: The Rise and Fall of Theda Bara. Vestal Press. p. 88. ISBN 1-461-73077-5. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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