The Arab (1915 film)

The Arab is a 1915 American silent adventure film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. Edgar Selwyn wrote and starred in the Broadway play version of the story in 1911, and this film is based on that play.[1] Selwyn reprises his role from his play.[2] This film was refilmed by Metro Pictures in 1924 as The Arab.

The Arab
Newspaper advertisement.
Directed byCecil B. DeMille
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
Written byEdgar Selwyn
Based onThe Arab (play)
by Edgar Selwyn
StarringEdgar Selwyn
CinematographyAlvin Wyckoff
Edited byCecil B. DeMille
Production
company
Jesse Lasky Feature Plays
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 14, 1915 (1915-06-14)
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Cast

Preservation status

The film is now lost.[3][4][5]

References

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