A Tale of Two Cities (1917 film)

A Tale of Two Cities
Directed by Frank Lloyd
Written by Frank Lloyd
Based on A Tale of Two Cities
by Charles Dickens
Starring William Farnum
Jewel Carmen
Charles Clary
Herschel Mayall
Cinematography William C. Foster
George Schneiderman
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release dates
  • March 11, 1917 (1917-03-11)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

A Tale of Two Cities is a 1917 American silent historical drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring William Farnum, Jewel Carmen, and Charles Clary. 1911 Film Of The Same Name. The film is based on Charles Dickens' novel of the same title, which has been filmed a number of times.[1]

Plot summary

During the French Revolution a British lawyer courageously takes the place of a French aristocrat sentenced to be guillotined.



  1. Goble p.974


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