A Fool There Was (Kino) (Silent)
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 7 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: April 2, 2002
- Originally Released: 1915
- Label: Kino Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Mono - English
- Interactive Features:
- Scene Access
- Interactive Menus
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Production Notes
- Additional Text: Complete Text of Rudyard Kipling's "The Vampire"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Performer:||Edward Jose, Runa Hodges, Clifford Bruce, Frank Powell, Creighton Hale, Mabel Frenyear, May Allison, Victor Benoit & Minna Gale|
|Directed by||Frank Powell|
|Screenwriting by||Frank Powell & Roy L. McCardell|
|Produced by||William Fox|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Bara plays the "Vampire," a cunning woman who uses her irresistible charms to seduce and abandon a series of influential men. When one lover commits suicide on the deck of a luxury liner, she merely turns her gaze to another passenger, John Schuyler (Edward Jose), and leads him down a path to moral degradation and public scorn. Schuyler's wife (Mabel Frenyear) never gives up hope for her husband's redemption but has severely underestimated the hypnotic power the Vampire has upon her victims.
One of the most remarkable aspects of A Fool There Was is its uncompromising ending. Rather than offering a syrupy resolution of eleventh-hour moral enlightenment, the film allows its characters to follow their downward trajectories toward less edifying fates.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 14 ratings.