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The cheat

Author: Cecil B DeMilleHector TurnbullAlvin WyckoffWilfred BucklandJeanie MacPhersonAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, ©1994.
Series: First American features, 1912-1918.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The cheat depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman (Fanny Ward) who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant (Sessue Hayakawa) to save her reputation and in return becomes his property. In A girl's folly, a country girl (Doris Kenyon) who is bored with farm life sets out to meet the leading man (Robert Warwick) in a movie being filmed near her home.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Short films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil B DeMille; Hector Turnbull; Alvin Wyckoff; Wilfred Buckland; Jeanie MacPherson; Maurice Tourneur; Frances Marion; Fannie Ward; Sesshū Hayakawa; Jack Dean; Robert Warwick; June Elvidge; Doris Kenyon; Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Paragon Films.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 33239563
Notes: Captions in English.
"Newly mastered from archival materials"--Container.
The cheat was originally released by Paramount Pictures in 1915 ; A girl's folly was originally released in 1917, abridged for this version.
Credits: Scenario, Hector Turnbull, Jeanie MacPherson ; photography, Alvin Wyckoff ; art direction, Wilfred Buckland ; music compiled and directed by Robert Israel.
Cast: Sessue Hayakawa (Haka Arakau), Jack Dean (Richard Hardy), Fannie Ward (Edith Hardy) ; Robert Warwick, June Elvidge, Doris Kenyon.
Description: 1 videocassette (89 min.) : si., black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: The cheat (59 min.) --
A girl's folly (30 min.).
Series Title: First American features, 1912-1918.
Other Titles: Girl's folly.
Cecil B. DeMille's The cheat
Responsibility: Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company ; directed by Cecil B. DeMille. A girl's folly / Paragon Films ; directed by Maurice Tourneur ; story and scenario by Frances Marion and Maurice Tourneur.

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The cheat depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman (Fanny Ward) who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant (Sessue Hayakawa) to save her reputation and in return becomes his property. In A girl's folly, a country girl (Doris Kenyon) who is bored with farm life sets out to meet the leading man (Robert Warwick) in a movie being filmed near her home.

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