Carmen (1915 Raoul Walsh film)

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File:Theda Bara Carmen poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Raoul Walsh
Written by Raoul Walsh (scenario)
Based on Carmen 
by Prosper Mérimée
Starring Theda Bara
Einar Linden
Cinematography Georges Benoît
George Schneiderman
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release dates
  • November 1, 1915 (1915-11-01)
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent
Budget $200,000[1]
Theda Bara as Carmen

Carmen was a 1915 American silent drama film, written and directed by Raoul Walsh, which starred Theda Bara. It is based on the 1845 novella Carmen, the film was shot at the Fox Studio in Fort Lee, New Jersey. It is now considered lost.[2][3]


  • Theda Bara as Carmen
  • Einar Linden as Don Jose
  • Carl Harbaugh as Escamillo
  • James A. Marcus as Dancaire
  • Emil De Varney as Captain Morales
  • Elsie MacLeod as Michaela
  • Fay Tunis as Carlotta
  • Joseph P. Green

See also


  1. Genini, Ronald. Theda Bara: A Biography of the Silent Screen Vamp, with a Filmography. McFarland. p. 1874. ISBN 0-786-49161-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Fort Lee: Birthplace of the Motion Picture Industry. Arcadia Publishing. 2006. p. 33. ISBN 0-738-54501-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Silent Era: Carmen". silentera. Retrieved June 28, 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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