Faust and Marguerite (1900)

USA,
1m
black and white
silent

An American fantasy film directed by Edwin S. Porter.

Plot Summary

Marguerite and are visited by Mephistopheles who orders Faust to behead Marguerite. When Faust refuses, Mephistopheles tries to do it himself, but she transforms into Faust.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Edwin S. Porter
Edison Manufacturing Company
Based on the Play by: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

References

Books

  • on Screen: Feature Films Worldwide, 1913 Through 2000 by Charles P. Mitchell p.305
  • Edison Motion Pictures 1890-1900: An Annotated Filmography by Charles Musser p.578 – illustrated note
  • Horror in Silent Films: A Filmography, 1896-1929 by Roy Kinnard p.13
  • Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection 1894-1912 by Kemp R. Niver, edited by Bebe Bergsten p.184
  • by Walt Lee p.135 – credits