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The first staged production of the play occurred in Christiania, Norway, Feb 1876. Pre-production publicity lists Blanche Ring as co-star of the film. According to contemporary sources, George W. Beynon's accompanying musical arrangements marked the first time that such a score was created for a particular film release. Elliott J. Clawson wrote an early continuity for the film that apparently was not used. ...

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The first staged production of the play occurred in Christiania, Norway, Feb 1876. Pre-production publicity lists Blanche Ring as co-star of the film. According to contemporary sources, George W. Beynon's accompanying musical arrangements marked the first time that such a score was created for a particular film release. Elliott J. Clawson wrote an early continuity for the film that apparently was not used.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
3 Jul 1915
p. 53
Motog
18 Sep 1915
pp. 563-64, 571
Motog
2 Oct 1915
p. 691, 713
MPN
10 Apr 1915
p. 240, 310
MPN
18 Sep 1915
p. 112, 150
MPN
2 Oct 1915
p. 79
MPW
2 Oct 1915
p. 89, 154
New York Times
20 Sep 1915
p. 9
NYDM
22 Sep 1915
p. 26
Variety
24 Sep 1915
p. 20
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
MUSIC
Mus accompaniment arr by
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen (Copenhagen, 1867).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
16 September 1915
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
The Oliver Morosco Photoplay Co.
31 August 1915
LU6243
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

After carrying off another man's bride to the mountains, Peer Gynt, a spirited Norwegian farmer, takes off to roam the world in pursuit of beautiful women. During his sometimes fantastic wanderings, five lovely women enter his life and seduce him, only to trick and desert him later. His fortune made, Peer Gynt continues to travel, seeking out women from the woods of North America to the deserts of Africa and finally returning to his hometown of Gubrandsdale, a lonely, beaten old man. Before the Button Moulder can put him in the melting pot to form a better sort of man, however, Peer Gynt is rescued by Solveig, his faithful childhood sweetheart, who saves him with the pureness and conviction of her ...

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After carrying off another man's bride to the mountains, Peer Gynt, a spirited Norwegian farmer, takes off to roam the world in pursuit of beautiful women. During his sometimes fantastic wanderings, five lovely women enter his life and seduce him, only to trick and desert him later. His fortune made, Peer Gynt continues to travel, seeking out women from the woods of North America to the deserts of Africa and finally returning to his hometown of Gubrandsdale, a lonely, beaten old man. Before the Button Moulder can put him in the melting pot to form a better sort of man, however, Peer Gynt is rescued by Solveig, his faithful childhood sweetheart, who saves him with the pureness and conviction of her love.

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