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The Dumb Girl of Portici (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Lois Weber, Philips Smalley
Available Date : 08/24/2021
Release Year : 1916
Running Time : 112
UPC : 784148015156
Country : U.S.
Language: Silent w English Intertitles
Genre : Drama, Silent, Romance
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Previously unseen and long overdue for the spotlight, this film remains one of screen legend Lois Weber’s finest creations and a landmark in women’s cinema. Ballet dancer and choreographer Anna Pavlova lends her presence to Weber and Phillips Smalley's story of Fenella, a wordless fisher-girl living under the Spanish occupation of Naples in the mid-17th century, as she is seduced by a Spanish nobleman. However, when the nobleman betrays and abandons her, Fenella's broken heart inspires her brother to lead a rebellion against their overlords and free their people from rule. After a century's worth of work in restoration, THE DUMB GIRL OF PORTICI returns with a brilliant score by John Sweeney to delight modern audiences.

Product Extras :


  • The Immortal Swan (1935) directed by Edward Nakhimoff
  • Anna Pavlova Dancing (1925) produced by Douglas Fairbanks
  • Anna Pavlova in Newsreels (1920)
  • Pavlova Home Movies (1920)
Publish Date : 2021-08-24
  • Lois Weber - Director
  • Philips Smalley - Director
  • Anna Pavlova - Actor
  • Rupert Julian - Actor
  • Laura Oakley - Actor

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