Carmen (1915 Raoul Walsh film)

Carmen is a 1915 American silent drama film, written and directed by Raoul Walsh, which starred Theda Bara. It is based on the 1845 novella Carmen, the film was shot at the Fox Studio in Fort Lee, New Jersey. It is now considered lost.[2][3]

Film poster
Directed byRaoul Walsh
Written byRaoul Walsh (scenario)
Based onCarmen
by Prosper Mérimée
StarringTheda Bara
Einar Linden
CinematographyGeorges Benoît
George Schneiderman
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • November 1, 1915 (1915-11-01)
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States


  • Theda Bara as Carmen
  • Einar Linden as Don Jose
  • Carl Harbaugh as Escamillo
  • James A. Marcus as Dancaire
  • Emil De Varney as Captain Morales
  • Elsie MacLeod as Michaela
  • Fay Tunis as Carlotta
  • Joseph P. Green

See also


  1. Genini, Ronald. Theda Bara: A Biography of the Silent Screen Vamp, with a Filmography. McFarland. p. 1874. ISBN 0-786-49161-2.
  2. Fort Lee: Birthplace of the Motion Picture Industry. Arcadia Publishing. 2006. p. 33. ISBN 0-738-54501-5.
  3. "Silent Era: Carmen". silentera. Retrieved June 28, 2008.

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