The Dumb Girl of Portici

The Dumb Girl of Portici is a 1916 American silent historical drama film directed by Phillips Smalley and Lois Weber and starring Anna Pavlova, Rupert Julian and Wadsworth Harris.[1] The film was released on DVD/Blu-ray in 2018 with a new score by John Sweeney.[2]

The Dumb Girl of Portici
Anna Pavlova (center foreground)
Directed byPhillips Smalley
Lois Weber
Produced byCarl Laemmle
Written byGermain Delavigne (opera)
Eugène Scribe (opera)
Lois Weber
StarringAnna Pavlova
Rupert Julian
Wadsworth Harris
CinematographyDal Clawson
Allen G. Siegler
R.W. Walter
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
April 3, 1916
Running time
112 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


See also


  1. Slide p.43
  2. "Milestone Film".


  • Slide, Anthony. Early Women Directors. A. S. Barnes, 1977.

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