In this drama about a man’s gambling addiction and the woman who loves him, Guy Blaché is a master of cinematic space and skillfully stages the action in the foreground and background of the frame. This film is also notable for the nightmare sequence, which, via superimposition, depicts playing cards circling the man and pulls us into his dizzying burden. Music by Frederick Hodges.
The Girl in the Armchair.
Flicker Alley, 1912.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.
Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.
Blanche Cornwall, Darwin Karr
Originally produced by Flicker Alley in 1912.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Guy Blaché, Alice, film director.; Cornwall, Blanche, actor.; Karr, Darwin, actor.
Flicker Alley (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst