THE INTRIGUE: The Films of Julia Crawford Ivers (Blu-ray)
Directed by Frank Lloyd and Julia Crawford Ivers and William Desmond Taylor
Cecil Van Auker
Most commonly known as the principle screenwriter for ill-fated director William Desmond Taylor, publicity-shy Julia Crawford Ivers was a filmmaker of diverse talents, working as director, scenarist, production supervisor, and editor at Paramount. This collection showcases two of Ivers’s directorial efforts: A Son of Erin (1916) and The Majesty of the Law (1915, of which only a single reel survives). But the centerpiece is The Intrigue (1916, directed by Frank Lloyd) a sci-fi/espionage film in which world powers vie for control of a death ray during World War I. Through these meticulous restorations of films preserved by the Library of Congress, the woman once known as “Lady in the Shadows” can now finally receive the attention her work so richly deserves. Pallas Pictures presents Lenore Ulrich in THE INTRIGUE Directed by Frank Lloyd Screenplay by Julia Crawford Ivers Photographed by James C. Van Trees With Lenore Ulric, Florence Vidor, Cecil Van Auker, Howard Davies, Paul Weigel 1916 U.S. Color Tinted 64 Min. THE MAJESTY OF THE LAW (reel 4 only) Written and Directed by Julia Crawford Ivers 1916 U.S. Color Tinted 13 Min. Dustin Farnum in A SON OF ERIN Written and Directed by Julia Crawford Ivers With Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, Tom Bates, Jack Livingston 1916 U.S. Color Tinted 56 Min. Dustin Farnum in BEN BLAIR Directed by William Desmond Taylor Screenplay by Julia Crawford Ivers From a story by Will Lillibridge Photographed by Homer Scott With Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, Herbert Standing 1916 U.S. Color Tinted 64 Min.
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