Eve's Daughter

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Eve's Daughter
Directed by James Kirkwood
Written by Margaret Turnbull (scenario)
Based onEve's Daughter
by Alicia Ramsey
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
CinematographyLawrence E. Williams
Production
company
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • March 4, 1918 (1918-03-04)
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Eve's Daughter is a 1918 American silent comedy-drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film was directed by James Kirkwood and starred popular theatre star Billie Burke.

Contents

The film is based on the 1917 Broadway play Eve's Daughter by Alicia Ramsey which starred Grace George. [1] [2]

It is now considered to be a lost film. [3]

Cast

Reception

Like many American films of the time, Eve's Daughter was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. For example, the Chicago Board of Censors cut, in Reel 3, two scenes of man rubbing woman's arm (one in drawing room and other in dining room), Reel 4, the intertitle "My pal. Alice Duveen went to Paris with him", man rubbing woman's arm on couch, and, Reel 5, the three intertitles "It need make no difference to us", "You'll look after me like Alice Duveen", and "I thought you understood. I can't marry you." [4]

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References

  1. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films: Eve's Daughters(Wayback)
  2. Progressive Silent Film List: Eve's Daughter at silentera.com
  3. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Eve's Daughter
  4. "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 6 (14): 29. March 30, 1918.