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Karin Molander and Victor Sjöström
Directed by Mauritz Stiller
Produced by Swedish Biograpg Co.
Scenario by Gustaf Molander
Cinematography Henrik Jaenzon
Starring Victor Sjöström, Karin Molander, Albin Lavén, Jenny Tschernichin-Larsson, Axel Nilsson
Release date August 13, 1917
Running time 58 min.
Language Silent, Swedish intertitles, English subtitles
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"Thomas Graal's Best Film" is a Swedish comedy starring Victor Sjöström (Seastrom), a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
A screenwriter creates a play and demands that the star role be given to a particular actress.
The film is a prequel to "Thomas Graal's Best Child" (1918), which is also a part of our Silent Gems Collection. The film is directed by Finnish-born director Mauritz Stiller, who had distinguished careers both in Sweden and in the USA, where he was recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions. The male star in the film Victor Sjöström was also building a successful directing career at the time, and it was in this capacity that he excelled in later years, including a stellar career in the USA.
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Thomas Graal's Best Film
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