Bluebeard's 8th Wife
Bluebeard's 8th Wife (alternately Bluebeard's Eighth Wife) is a lost 1923 American silent romantic comedy film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by Sam Wood and stars Gloria Swanson. The film is based on the French play La huitième femme de Barbe-Bleue by Alfred Savoir which is based on the Bluebeard tales of the 15th century. The play ran on Broadway in 1921 starring Ina Claire in the Swanson role.
|Bluebeard's 8th Wife|
1923 theatrical poster
|Directed by||Sam Wood|
|Produced by||Adolph Zukor|
|Written by||Charlton Andrews (adaptation)|
|Screenplay by||Sada Cowan|
|Based on||La huitième femme de Barbe-Bleue|
by Alfred Savoir
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
- Gloria Swanson as Mona deBriac
- Huntley Gordon as John Brandon
- Charles Greene as Robert
- Liane Salvor as Lucienne
- Paul Weigel as Marquis DeBriac
- Frank Butler as Lord Henry Seville
- Robert Agnew as Albert deMarceau
- Irene Dalton as Alice George
- Majel Coleman as Unknown role
- Anastasia Georgina Kissel as Unknown role (credited as Thais Valdemar)
- Julie Bishop as Child (credited as Jacqueline Wells)
- The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog
- White Munden, Kenneth, ed. (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog Of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921–1930, Part 1. University of California Press. p. 72. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
- Parish, James Robert (1972). The Paramount Pretties. Arlington House. p. 25. ISBN 0-87000-180-9.
- ATAS/UCLA Television Archives. Study Collection (1981). ATAS-UCLA Television Archives Catalog: Holdings in the Study Collection of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences University of California, Los Angeles, Television Archives. Taylor & Francis US. p. 9. ISBN 0-913178-69-1.
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- Bluebeard's 8th Wife on IMDb
- Synopsis at AllMovie
- Lobby poster
- Still at gettyimages.com
- Lobby card and still at Glorious Gloria Swanson