World, The Flesh And The Devil: #OnThisDay

On 9th of April 1914, ‘World, The Flesh and The Devil, premièred at the Holborn Empire, High Holborn, London, as part of a Kinemacolor season. It was one of the first full-colour feature films, preceded by With Our King and Queen Through India released in February 1912, and The Miracle in December 1912.

Movie poster for The World The Flesh and The Devil with a city in the background and taking up most of the poster a large image of the Devil with trident

This British film, now considered ‘lost’, was a silent drama.

The World, The Flesh and the Devil
Directed byF. Martin Thornton
Written byLaurence Cowen
Produced byCharles Urban
StarringFrank Esmond
Stella St. Audrie
Warwick Wellington
Distributed byNatural Colour Kinematograph
Release date9 April 1914
Running time50 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Not to be confused with the 1959 movie of the same name.

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