Fighting Love

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Fighting Love
Directed by Nils Olaf Chrisander
Produced by Cecil B. DeMille
Bertram Millhauser
Written by Rosita Forbes (novel)
Beulah Marie Dix
Starring Jetta Goudal
Victor Varconi
Henry B. Walthall
Cinematography Henry Cronjager
Edited by Claude Berkeley
Production
company
DeMille Pictures Corporation
Distributed by Producers Distributing Corporation
Release date
February 14, 1927
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent
English intertitles

Fighting Love is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by Nils Olaf Chrisander and starring Jetta Goudal, Victor Varconi and Henry B. Walthall. [1]

Silent film Film with no synchronized recorded dialogue

A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound. In silent films for entertainment, the plot may be conveyed by the use of title cards, written indications of the plot and key dialogue lines. The idea of combining motion pictures with recorded sound is nearly as old as film itself, but because of the technical challenges involved, the introduction of synchronized dialogue became practical only in the late 1920s with the perfection of the Audion amplifier tube and the advent of the Vitaphone system.

Nils Olaf Chrisander Swedish actor and director

Nils Olaf Chrisander was a Swedish actor and film director in the early part of the twentieth century.

Jetta Goudal actress

Jetta Goudal was a Dutch-American actress, successful in Hollywood films of the silent film era.

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The film's sets were designed by the art director Anton Grot.

Art director is the title for a variety of similar job functions in theater, advertising, marketing, publishing, fashion, film and television, the Internet, and video games.

Anton Grot Polish art director

Anton Grot was a distinguished Polish art director long in Hollywood. He was known for his prolific output with Warner Brothers, contributing, in such films as Little Caesar, and Gold Diggers of 1933 to the distinctive Warners look and style. According to TCM.com, he showed a "flair for harsh realism, Expressionistic horror and ornate romantic moods alike".

Cast

Victor Varconi Hungarian actor

Victor Varconi was a highly successful silent film actor in Hungary.

Henry B. Walthall American actor

Henry Brazeale Walthall was an American stage and film actor. He appeared as the Little Colonel in D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915).

Louis Natheaux American actor

Louis Natheaux was an American film actor. He appeared in more than eighty films between 1919 and 1942.

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References

  1. Goble p.761

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