The Lady in Ermine
The Lady in Ermine is a 1927 American silent romantic drama film directed by James Flood and produced by and starring Corinne Griffith, and distributed by First National Pictures. The film is now considered a lost film.
|The Lady in Ermine|
1927 theatrical poster
|Directed by||James Flood|
|Produced by||Corinne Griffith|
|Screenplay by||Benjamin Glazer (adaptation & scenario)|
|Based on||Die Frau im Hermelin|
by Ernst Welisch & Rudolph Schanzer
Francis X. Bushman
|Distributed by||First National Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
The operetta The Lady in Ermine, upon which this film and later films are based, opened on Broadway October 2, 1922 and ran for 238 performances closing on April 21, 1923. It originally played at the Ambassador Theatre and then at the Century Theatre. The famous Shubert Brothers produced the operetta/play.
The story was remade as an early talkie musical in Technicolor, Bride of the Regiment (1930), also released by First National and also considered a lost film. It was remade again in 1948 by 20th Century-Fox as That Lady in Ermine, starring Betty Grable and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
- Arne Anderson's Lost Film Files; First National - 1927
- The Lady in Ermine as produced on Broadway, October 2, 1922 to April 21, 1923; 238 performances; IBDb.com
- American Film Institute Catalog of Feature Films 1921-30 (1971), The American Film Institute
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