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Carmen (1915 Cecil B. DeMille film)

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Carmen (1915 Cecil B. DeMille film)

Advertisement (1918)
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Produced by Jesse L. Lasky
Cecil B. DeMille
Written by Cecil B. DeMille
Based on Carmen 
by Prosper Mérimée
Starring Geraldine Farrar
Music by Hugo Riesenfeld
Samuel L. Rothafel
Cinematography Alvin Wyckoff
Editing by Anne Bauchens
Cecil B. DeMille
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s)
Running time 65 minutes (4512 feet: 5 reels)
Country United States
Language Silent

Carmen is a 1915 American silent drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille.[1] It is based on the novella Carmen by Prosper Mérimée. The existing versions of this film appear to be from the 1918, re-edited release.[2]


Don Jose, an officer of the law, is seduced by the gypsy girl Carmen, in order to facilitate her clan's smuggling endeavors. Don Jose becomes obsessed, turning to violent crime himself in order to keep the attentions of Carmen.



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  • Internet Movie Database
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