THE INTRIGUE: The Films of Julia Crawford Ivers (DVD)

Directed by Julia Crawford Ivers and William Desmond Taylor and Frank Lloyd

Release Year: 1916
Running Time: 197
UPC: 7 38329 24448 4
Color Type: Color Tinted
Country: U.S.
Language: Silent
Genres: Various
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Cast
Lenore Ulric
Florence Vidor
Dustin Farnum
Cecil Van Auker
Howard Davies
Paul Weigel
Winifred Kingston
Tom Bates
Jack Livingston
Herbert Standing

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Directed by Frank Lloyd, Julia Crawford Ivers and William Desmond Taylor

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.


DVD Extras Include:
Audio commentary on The Intrigue by film historian Anthony Slide
 
Booklet essay by film historian April Miller


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