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Joan the Woman

Joan the Woman

Joan the Woman is a 1916 American epic silent drama film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Geraldine Farrar as Joan of Arc. The film premiered on Christmas Day in 1916. This was DeMille's first historical drama. The screenplay is based on Friedrich Schiller's 1801 play "Die Jungfrau von Orelans. This film was considered to be the "first cinematic spectacle about Joan of Arc." This was the first film to use the Handschiegl Color Process f...

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