The Vampire of the Desert, Happy Anniversary! Premiered Friday, May 16, 1913

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The Vampire of the Desert was a two-reel drama, porduced by Vitagraph and released by the general Film Company, starring:  Helen Gardner, Tefft Johnson, Harry T. Morey, James Morrison, Leah Baird,  Norma Talmadge and Flora Finch. The scenario (no writing credit given) was based on Rudyard Kipling’s poem, “The Vampire;” the short film was directed by Charles L. Gaskill. The survival status of The Vampire of the Desert is unknown.

 

Vampire of the Desert The Moving Picture World May 10 1913 (2)

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Vampire of the Desert Helen Gardner Vampire of the Desert Tefft Johnson Vampire of the Dester Flora FinchVampire of the Desert Harry T. MoreyVampire of the Desert James MorrisonVampire of the Desert Leah BairdVampire of the Desert Norma Talmadge

 

 

By C. S. Williams

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