As with the laserdisc and vhs editions of the 1990s, this dvd edition also presents the original vitaphone sound shorts that premiered with don juan in 1926. The new york philharmonic playing tannhauser, jascha heifetz playing dvoraks humoresque, opera singer marion tally performing an aria from rigoletto, violinist efrem. Don juan 1926 features a host of hollywood talent, both established and emerging including astor, who would one day become one of film noirs most famous femme fatales for her role in the maltese falcon 1941. Don juan 1926 movie clip its death to defy the borgia. Bardot achieved international stardom and vadim got his break when he directed her in the 1956 sensation and god created woman. Don juan 1926 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Get your swag on with discounted movies to stream at home, exclusive movie gear, access to advanced screenings and discounts galore. In his fathers case it was his wife, donna isobel, and donna elvira who supplied the latter. Historically important as the first film to carry a vitaphone sound track consisting of music and sound effects, but no dialogue don juan is a. Juan has his way with and was pursued by many women, but it is the one that he could not have that haunts him.
The merry widow 1925, don juan 1926 and noahs ark 1929. Adventures of don juan is a 1948 american technicolor swashbuckling adventure romance film directed by vincent sherman and starring errol flynn and viveca lindfors, with robert douglas, alan hale, ann rutherford, and robert warwick. Charles and i watched tcms showing of the 1926 don juan, produced by warner brothers i remember clive hirschhorn rather snottily commenting in his book the warner bros. In 16th century italy, devilmaycare playboy don juan runs afoul of the despotic borgias. Hays introduction to vitaphone 1926, new york philharmonic overture to tannhauser 1926, mischa elman humoresque and gavotte 1926, roy smeck in his pastimes 1926. Also in the cast are barbara bates, raymond burr, and mary stuart. Historically important as the first film to carry a vitaphone sound track consisting of music. Don juan 1926 where to watch it streaming online reelgood. That movie was don juan, an extremely lavish production that put vitaphone on the map as a major technical innovation in recording sound for motion pictures. Don juan is a 1926 american romantic adventure film directed by alan crosland. Media in category don juan 1926 film the following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total. The famous playboy don juan john barrymore grows up believing women only lead a man to ruin, and therefore spends his days treating them as conquests.
I have found content for some of don juan 1927 films orphans, the problem is that i found more than one version. After prologue on the youth of the title character, a leap to borgiaruled rome, introducing cesare warner oland, lucrezia estelle taylor, donati montagu love, spanish maiden della varnese mary astor and dishy. Rome was run by the tyrannical borgia family consisting of caesar, lucrezia and the count donati. John barrymore vintage 1926 silent film don juan original. Don juan spanish pronounced, also known as don giovanni, is a legendary, fictional libertine. When don juan opened at the warner theater in the times square district on august 5, 1926, the brothers warners had put together a lavish program to precede the film. There is an excellent fight scene between don juan and count donati which ranges from swordplay to fists to exhaustion between the two men, and the scenes where don juan is imprisoned by the borgia and his escape are amazing.
Warner oland biography, movie highlights and photos. Dont let others dissuade you, if you get the chance see this movie. Collect bonus rewards from our many partners, including amc, stubs, cinemark connections, regal crown club when you link. Don juan plants 191 kisses on various females during the course of the film, an average of one every 53 seconds. Rome was run by the tyrannical borgia family consisting of caesar, lucrezia and.
Don juan settled in rome after attending the university of pisa. With jane winton, john roche, warner oland, estelle taylor. Myrna loy also appears as lucretias plotting, beautiful ladyinwaiting. In fact, why couldnt the whole movie had just been about these two. Before movies talked, they clacked with swords, gonged with wedding bells and pulsed with perfectly matched orchestral accompaniment. Directed by 1 writing credits 5 cast 57 produced by 1 music by 1 cinematography by 1 film editing by 1 art direction by 1 set decoration by 2 costume design by 3 makeup department 6. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing don juan 1926 near you. The film was the first featurelength film with synchronized. Perhaps in revenge against hollywood flesh peddlers, barrymore loved to play roles that required physical distortion, grotesque makeup, or allout mad scenes.
The following film notes were prepared for the new york state writers. Adriana mary astor and father josef swickard are introduced at the court of the borgia, estelle taylor, warner oland, montagu love as donati plotting as the title character john barrymore arrives, distracted by a maid helene costello, spied by maria myrna loy, in don. Full movie by johnny depp freehdfilms on dailymotion. These three films are among the bestremembered hits of the late silent, early sound era. The film is inspired by lord byrons 1821 epic poem of the same name. John barrymore in don juan 1926 don juan 1926 mary astor and john barrymore in don juan 1926 john barrymore in don. If your plans change, its easy to refund or exchange your tickets. John barrymore in don juan 1926 don juan 1926 mary astor and john barrymore. New york times subscribers enjoy full access to timesmachineview over 150 years of new york. Raised to be a libertine, don juan romances his way across europe.
Women swoon everywhere when don juans valet impersonates his master to save him from a nefarious plot. Pages with incorrect ref formatting to try to fix reference errors. It is the first featurelength film to utilize the vitaphone soundondisc sound. It is the first featurelength film to utilize the vitaphone soundondisc sound system with a synchronized musical score and sound effects, though it has no spoken dialogue. The screenplay was written by bess meredyth with intertitles by maude. John barrymore biography, movie highlights and photos. Don juan canto 1 by lord byron full audiobook duration. One of the things i do is look for content for orphaned references in wikilinked articles.
Don juan fights his feelings as long as he can, but ultimately stands up to each challenge with courage and intelligence. Historic vitaphone films classic movies, great and historic. John barrymore plays the legendary lover don juan, raised by his cynical father also. Hays, president of the motion picture producers and distributors of america mppda, contributed an onscreen introduction, introductory speech by will h. Don juan then was a child and his father, impersonated by mr. After that, several shorts were shown featuring the new york. Hays 1926, talking in synchronized sound, welcoming everyone in the audience to the beginning of a new era in music and motion pictures. While his silent film appearances ranged from cesar borgia in don juan 1926 to al jolsons jewish cantor father in the jazz singer 1927, olands oriental roles gained him the widest popularity, especially his portrayal as the insidious dr. Hyde 1920 was infinitely more satisfying than don juan 1926. Don juan 1926 times favorite movie button overview. It sees vadim reunite with his leading lady and exwife brigitte bardot for their fifth film together.1303 184 311 1034 150 78 1409 904 778 685 986 965 1137 351 1341 896 723 109 1234 1018 594 825 1118 849 169 1265 53 140 102 191 1017