Temptation (1915 film)

Temptation is a 1915 American silent romantic drama film directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille. The film starred Geraldine Farrar and Theodore Roberts and was written by and based on an original story by Hector Turnbull. Additional writing was done by DeMille and Jeanie MacPherson, who did not receive screen credit.[1]

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Directed byCecil B. DeMille
Produced byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse L. Lasky
Written byHector Turnbull
Cecil B. DeMille
Jeanie MacPherson (uncredited)
Story byHector Turnbull
StarringGeraldine Farrar
Theodore Roberts
CinematographyAlvin Wyckoff
Edited byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • December 30, 1915 (1915-12-30)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles
Box office$102,437.47[1]


Preservation status

Temptation is now considered a lost film.[2]

See also


  1. Birchard, Robert S. (2004). Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. p. 64. ISBN 0-813-12324-0.
  2. "Progressive Silent Film List: Temptation". Silent Era. Retrieved July 16, 2011.

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