A Fool There Was

Overview

Frank Powell directs Theda Bara in the 1915 silent film A Fool There Was, which comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. Supplemental materials include the tex of Rudyard Kuipling's The Vampire.
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Overview

Frank Powell directs Theda Bara in the 1915 silent film A Fool There Was, which comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. Supplemental materials include the tex of Rudyard Kuipling's The Vampire.
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Special Features

Complete text of Rudyard Kipling's poem "The Vampire"; Scrapbook of photographs and text
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/2/2002
  • UPC: 738329024123
  • Original Release: 1915
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kino Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: silent
  • Time: 1:07:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 57,303

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mabel Frenyer The Fool's Wife
Baby Runa Hodges The Child
Theda Bara The Vampire
Edward José The Fool
Clifford Bruce A Friend
Victor Benoit The Man
May Allison The Wife's Sister
Frank Powell The Doctor
Gloria Swanson The Sultan's Wife
Bobby Vernon The Sultan's Wife
Technical Credits
Clarence G. Badger Director
Frank Powell Director, Screenwriter
Lucien Andriot Cinematographer
William Fox Producer
Roy L. McCardell Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Selection
1. Titles [10:33]
2. A New Day [5:39]
3. Goodbye Lover [5:47]
4. A New Fool [6:20]
5. Bitten [5:34]
6. Scorned [7:20]
7. The Fool's Return [3:59]
8. Vampire's Venom [4:57]
9. Rock Bottom [10:07]
10. A Last Appeal [6:16]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Start Feature
   Supplements
      Complete Text of Rudyard Kipling's "The Vampire"
      Excerpt From Terry Ramsaye's A Million and One Nights
      1915 Review
      Photo Gallery
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