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Title Manslaughter [(DVD) videorecording] / a Cecil B. De Mille production ; directed by Cecil B. De Mille. The cheat / a Famous Players-Lasky production ; by Hector Turnbull ; produced and directed by Cecil B. De Mille.

Edition Double feature edition.
Publication Info. New York : Kino International Corp., [2002]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F MAN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (100, 59 min.) : sound, color tint, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD (NTSC Region 1).
Note Silent film; captions in English.
Manslaughter based on the novel by Alice Duer Miller.
Manslaughter originally released as a silent film in 1915; the Cheat originally released as a silent film in 1922.
Following The cheat: 3 rare images from the 1923 Famous Players-Lasky (Paramount) remake of The cheat.
"From the Killiam Collection c2000 Worldview Entertainment"--Manslaughter.
"Special contents of this edition c1994 Film Preservation Associates."
For specific features see interactive menu.
Credits Manslaughter: photography, Alvin Wyckoff and Guy Wilky ; adaptation, Jeanie Macpherson ; music, the Alloy Orchestra ; The Cheat: scenario, Hector Turnbull and Jeanie Macpherson ; photography, Alvin Wyckoff ; art director, Wilfred Buckland ; music, Robert Israel.
Cast Manslaughter: Thomas Meighan, Leatrice Joy and Lois Wilson.
The cheat: Fannie Ward and Sessue Hayakawa.
Summary Manslaughter: "Society-girl thrillseeker Lydia causes the death of motorcycle policeman and is prosecuted by her fiance Daniel. While she's in prison she reforms and Daniel becomes a wasted alcoholic."
The cheat: "Edith Hardy uses charity funds for Wall Street investments in hopes of buying some new gowns. She loses all the money and borrows from wealthy oriental Tori. When her husband gives her the amount she borrowed, Tori won't take it back, branding her shoulder with a Japanese sign of his ownership. She shoots him. Her husband takes the blame. In court Edith reveals all to an angry mob."
Subject Manslaughter -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Traffic fatalities -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Asian American men -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Women, White -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Murder -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Prostitution -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Extortion -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Silent films.
Added Author DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959.
Turnbull, Hector.
Wyckoff, Alvin.
Wilky, Guy.
MacPherson, Jeanie, -1946.
Buckland, Wilfred, -1946.
Israel, Robert.
Meighan, Thomas, 1879-1936.
Joy, Leatrice, 1894-1936.
Wilson, Lois, 1895-1988.
Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942. Manslaughter.
Ward, Fannie, 1872-1952.
Hayakawa, Sesshū, 1889-1973.
Alloy Orchestra.
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation.
Kino International Corporation.
Note Title on container: Cecile B. DeMille's Manslaughter and The cheat
Added Title Manslaughter and The cheat.
Standard No. 738329024420
Music No. K244 Kino on Video.
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