Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Oubliette - 1914

Country: United States
Language: English
Director: Charles Giblyn
Writers: George Bronson Howard (story), Harry G. Stafford
Stars: Murdock MacQuarrie, Pauline Bush and Lon Chaney
Release Date: 15 August 1914 (USA)
Production Co: Bison Motion Pictures
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Plot Keywords: Melodrama | François Villon
Genres: Short | Drama | History
First episode in the series "The Adventures of Francois Villon".
A print survives at the Library of Congress.
Was found in the summer of 1983 by a couple in Georgia as they rebuild there front porch steps.
Connections Followed by The Higher Law (1914)
Version of If I Were King (1920); The Beloved Rogue (1927); The Vagabond King (1930); If I Were King (1938); François Villon (1945); The Vagabond King (1956)
Featured in Tod Browning and Lon Chaney (2000) -  clip included in the film

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