Maria Rosa (1916 film)

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Maria Rosa
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Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Written by William C. deMille
Wallace Gilpatrick
Àngel Guimerà
Guido Marburg
Produced byCecil B. DeMille
Jesse Lasky
Starring Geraldine Farrar
CinematographyAlvin Wyckoff
Edited byCecil B. DeMille
Distributed by Famous Players-Lasky
Release date
  • May 7, 1916 (1916-05-07)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent with English intertitles
Budget$18,547 [1]
Box office$102,767 [1]

Maria Rosa is a surviving 1916 American silent drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It was based on a 1914 Broadway stage play Maria Rosa by Àngel Guimerà. On the stage the principal parts were played by Dorothy Donnelly and Lou Tellegen, future husband of this film's star Geraldine Farrar. [2] [3]




The film is preserved at George Eastman House and BFI National Film and Television. [4]

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  1. 1 2 "De Mille's Costs-Gross". Variety. March 21, 1928. p. 5. Retrieved March 20, 2023.
  2. "Progressive Silent Film List: Maria Rosa". Silent Era. Retrieved February 2, 2008.
  3. Maria Rosa as produced on Broadway at the 39th Street and Longacre Theatres beginning January 19, 1914; 48 performances
  4. The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database:Maria Rosa