The Affairs of Anatol

The Affairs of Anatol

Infobox Film
name = The Affairs of Anatol

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director = Cecil B. DeMille (uncredited)
producer = Cecil B. DeMille
writer = Arthur Schnitzler
Jeanie MacPherson
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starring = Wallace Reid
music =
cinematography = Karl Struss
Alvin Wyckoff
editing = Anne Bauchens
distributor = Paramount Pictures
released = 25 September 1921
runtime = 117 minutes
country = USA
language = Silent
English intertitles
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imdb_id = 0011909

"The Affairs of Anatol" is a 1921 drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. cite web |url= |title=Progressive Silent Film List: The Affairs of Anatol |accessdate=2008-06-21|work=Silent Era]


* Wallace Reid - Anatol Spencer
* Gloria Swanson - Vivian Spencer (Anatol's wife)
* Wanda Hawley - Emilie Dixon
* Theodore Roberts - Gordon Bronson
* Elliott Dexter - Max Runyon
* Theodore Kosloff - Mr. Nazzer Singh (Hindu hypnotist)
* Agnes Ayres - Annie Elliott
* Monte Blue - Abner Elliott
* Bebe Daniels - Satan Synne


A socialite Anatol Spencer Wallace Reid Finding his relationship with his wife Gloria Swanson Lackluster ,goes in search of excitement only to find a lot of misadventures on the way. After Bumping into an old flame Emilie Wanda Hawley He lets out an apartment for her only to find out in turn that she has cheated on him . He is subsequently robbed, conned and booted from pillar to post Until finally deciding to return to his wife only to find her carousing with his best friend Max Elliott Dexter


Based on a one act play by Arthur Schnitzler called "Anatol," written in 1893, translated into English by Harley Granville-Barker it opened in New York City on 14 October 1912 with John Barrymore in the title role, and it lasted 72 performances. Like many Swanson films it was only recently rediscovered by Modern audiences. The Film Preservation Associates copyrighted a version of the film in 1999 with a Musical Score Composed and performed by Brian Benison. It was later produced for video by David Shepard and ran 117 minutes and later to DVD.


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