Vanity Fair (1923 film)

Vanity Fair (1923) is a silent feature film directed by Hugo Ballin and released by Samuel Goldwyn.[1]

Vanity Fair
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Directed byHugo Ballin
Written byHugo Ballin (scenario)
Based onVanity Fair
by William Makepeace Thackeray
StarringMabel Ballin
Hobart Bosworth
George Walsh
CinematographyJames Diamond
Hugo Ballin Productions
Distributed byGoldwyn Pictures
Release date
  • March 25, 1923 (1923-03-25)
Running time
80+ minutes
8 reels (7,668 ft)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Production background

The film included one sequence filmed in color by Prizmacolor. This silent film was a version of the novel Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray. The film starred Ballin's wife Mabel Ballin as Becky Sharp and Hobart Bosworth as the Marquis of Steyne.


Preservation status

Vanity Fair is now considered to be a lost film.[2][3]

See also


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