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Unable to ID this film

Unread post by radiotelefonia » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:12 am

Can somebody tell me the actual name in English for this film?

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Re: Unable to ID this film

Unread post by Hamilton's Grandson » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:40 am

I assume the translation is "Mad Passion" 1/23 ? I don't see that she was in any Fox films after 1922 so perhaps the still code would give the answer under a different title of course.
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Re: Unable to ID this film

Unread post by radiotelefonia » Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:35 pm

Based upon the information I was able to get from Brazilian newspaper about her other film releases, and considering that this is a Fox production, I feel that this movie is BLIND WIVES.

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Unread post by Brooksie » Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:02 pm

I was going to suggest Blind Wives (1920) (aka My Lady's Dress) too. It played at Cinecon a few years back, and Taylor plays several different characters in a series of interwoven stories.

(Caveat emptor to anyone attempting a Google image search: it would appear that as with Charley Chase, there is another Estelle Taylor around today, who works in quite a different industry ... :shock: )

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Re: Unable to ID this film

Unread post by Hamilton's Grandson » Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:37 pm

So who is the male character? I guess the portuguese to english translation didn't help id the film?

Pictures of Blind Wives from LANTERN

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Re: Unable to ID this film

Unread post by silentfilm » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:05 pm

The still code for Blind Wives was BR#6, because it was Charles Brabin's sixth film for Fox. Since the still code starts with an "F", it could be a director like Emmett J. Flynn.

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Unread post by Hamilton's Grandson » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:25 pm

Monte Cristo 1922 ? with John Gilbert and Estelle Taylor?
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Re: Unable to ID this film

Unread post by radiotelefonia » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:14 am

silentfilm wrote:The still code for Blind Wives was BR#6, because it was Charles Brabin's sixth film for Fox. Since the still code starts with an "F", it could be a director like Emmett J. Flynn.
Following your input, and since Estelle Taylor never appears in MONTE CRISTO with this outfit, the film is probably the 1922 remake of A FOOL THERE WAS.

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Unread post by Hamilton's Grandson » Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:58 am

It is unclear for the moment.

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Unread post by MaryGH » Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:24 pm

Does process of elimination help?

Saw this last night - this is the Spanish version of Blind Wives AKA My Lady's Dress "El Vestido de Madama" (in Portuguese: O Vestido Madame)

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Probably not that movie.

Also - if this photo of Estelle is from Brazil - maybe a Brazil, or even Portuguese film directory like Moviepilot.de (German) or Moviecovers.com (French) which includes silent films might help.

I remember the fun I had trying to translate some of Tom Tyler's films in other languages to the English version (even had to consult a film forum in French for some translations). Unfortunately, film titles - like song or book titles - have their own rules when it comes to foreign language translation.

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Re: Unable to ID this film

Unread post by silentfilm » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:33 pm

I thought that it might be Estelle Taylor's A Fool There Was also, but I couldn't find any photos online with a still code. Some other actress made a movie with the same name, and that is what mostly shows in in a photo search. :lol:

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Here is the only photo that I could find with a readable still code, and it does seem to start with an "F-11-", so your postcard probably is from the 1922 version.

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Unread post by MoviecollectorOH » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:06 pm

Hmm Just stepping back a bit so I can see the picture. It looks like an Egyptian. Ten Commandments? Charles de Rochefort? (I am only half kidding) But there are what look like business suits in the background. Movie execs? Could it be mislabeled?

Okay back to my usual activities.

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Re: Unable to ID this film

Unread post by silentfilm » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:48 pm

After some searching, I found the original image on eBay...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1922-Estelle-T ... SwwpdW~Von

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Unread post by radiotelefonia » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:05 pm

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