A Woman's Resurrection (1915)

Drama | May 1915

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HISTORY

This was William J. Kelly's first film. Other films based on the same source include Resurrection , a 1909 one reel film produced by the Biograph Co., directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Florence Lawrence; a 1918 Famous Players-Lasky film entitled Resurrection ; a 1927 United Artists release entitled Resurrection , directed by Edwin Carewe and starring Rod La Rocque and Dolores Del Rio; a 1931 film entitled Resurrection , produced by Universal, also directed by Edwin Carewe and starring Lupe Vélez; Resurrección , a 1931 Spanish-language version also starring Vélez and Gilbert Roland; a 1934 film entitled We Live Again , directed by Rouben Mamoulian, starring Anna Sten and Fredric March; and a two-part Mosfilm production, entitled Voskresenie , directed by Mikhail Chveitser, starring Tamara Skomina, which was released in Europe in 1961 and 1962 and in the United States (as Resurrection ) in ... More Less

This was William J. Kelly's first film. Other films based on the same source include Resurrection , a 1909 one reel film produced by the Biograph Co., directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Florence Lawrence; a 1918 Famous Players-Lasky film entitled Resurrection ; a 1927 United Artists release entitled Resurrection , directed by Edwin Carewe and starring Rod La Rocque and Dolores Del Rio; a 1931 film entitled Resurrection , produced by Universal, also directed by Edwin Carewe and starring Lupe Vélez; Resurrección , a 1931 Spanish-language version also starring Vélez and Gilbert Roland; a 1934 film entitled We Live Again , directed by Rouben Mamoulian, starring Anna Sten and Fredric March; and a two-part Mosfilm production, entitled Voskresenie , directed by Mikhail Chveitser, starring Tamara Skomina, which was released in Europe in 1961 and 1962 and in the United States (as Resurrection ) in 1963. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
29 May 15
p. 908.
MPN
8 May 15
p. 44.
MPN
22 May 15
p. 72.
Variety
14 Jan 16
p. 19.
DETAILS
Release Date:
May 1915
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
15 May 1915
Copyright Number:
LP6084
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After Katusha Maslova, a Russian peasant girl, becomes the companion of Countess Sophia Ivanovna, Prince Dimitri Nekhludoff, the countess' nephew, seduces her and leaves to go to war. To conceal her pregnancy, Katusha leaves town, but after her child dies, she assumes the gay life and becomes known for her loose morals. When the wealthy merchant Jacoby is poisoned at Katusha's wine party, she is accused of the crime. Prince Dimitri, who is on her jury, publicly states that he was the cause of her downfall and tries to prove her innocence. When Katusha is sentenced to Siberia, the prince follows with his faithful servant Simonson. After Katusha repents and refuses to grant sexual privileges to Ivan Shonbock, the commanding officer, in return for an easing of her hardships, Simonson attacks Shonbock and is flogged. To save him from further floggings, Katusha visits Shonbock to accede to his demand. After the prince stops Shonbock's attack, Shonbock is killed during their subsequent duel. Katusha then jumps in front of the prince to shield him and is also ... +


After Katusha Maslova, a Russian peasant girl, becomes the companion of Countess Sophia Ivanovna, Prince Dimitri Nekhludoff, the countess' nephew, seduces her and leaves to go to war. To conceal her pregnancy, Katusha leaves town, but after her child dies, she assumes the gay life and becomes known for her loose morals. When the wealthy merchant Jacoby is poisoned at Katusha's wine party, she is accused of the crime. Prince Dimitri, who is on her jury, publicly states that he was the cause of her downfall and tries to prove her innocence. When Katusha is sentenced to Siberia, the prince follows with his faithful servant Simonson. After Katusha repents and refuses to grant sexual privileges to Ivan Shonbock, the commanding officer, in return for an easing of her hardships, Simonson attacks Shonbock and is flogged. To save him from further floggings, Katusha visits Shonbock to accede to his demand. After the prince stops Shonbock's attack, Shonbock is killed during their subsequent duel. Katusha then jumps in front of the prince to shield him and is also killed. +

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