|All Soul's Eve|
|Directed by||Chester Franklin|
|Written by||Elmer Harris|
|Based on||All Soul's Eve (play)|
by Anne Crawford Flexner
|Starring||Mary Miles Minter|
|Cinematography||Faxon M. Dean|
|Distributed by||Realart Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
All Soul's Eve is a 1921 American silent drama film. The film is based on the mystical 1920 Broadway play of the same name by Anne Crawford Flexner. Produced and distributed by Paramount offshoot Realart Pictures, All Soul's Eve was directed by Chester Franklin and starred Mary Miles Minter, who played two parts in the same scene through the use of double exposure. Some people believe that All Soul's Eve is the one night of the year when the spirits of the dead can appear to the living, and the film's plot revolves around this belief. The film is now considered lost.
The film's subject matter deals with mysticism and reincarnation. Based upon a summary in a film publication, Nora O'Hallahan (Minter) comes to America only to find her mother dead. The Irish girl takes a position as the nurse for the Heath's child. Alice Heath (Minter) is killed and, after almost losing himself through his grief, the artist husband Roger (Holt) receives inspiration through Nora, who has grown marvelously like the dead wife through her love for the child. Nora's belief in the return of spirits is responsible for saving the child's life, while the artist feels that Alice has returned to him in the form of Nora, and he makes her his wife.
- Mary Miles Minter as Alice Heath / Nora O'Hallahan
- Jack Holt as Roger Heath
- Carmen Phillips as Olivia Larkin
- Clarence Geldart as Dr. Sandy McAllister
- Michael D. Moore as Peter Heath (credited as Mickey Moore)
- Fanny Midgley as Mrs. O'Hallahan
- Lottie Williams as Belle Emerson
- Alice Knowland (uncredited)
- Lucien Littlefield (uncredited)
- All Soul's Eve at the Internet Broadway Database
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 published by The American Film Institute, c.1971
- "All Soul's Eve: Star Has Dual Role in Quaint Story that Entertains". Film Daily. New York City: Wyd's Films and Film Folks, Inc. 15 (48): 21. February 20, 1921. Retrieved March 13, 2014.
- Workman, Christopher; Howarth, Troy (2016). Tome of Terror: Horror Films of the Silent Era. Midnight Marquee Press. p. 232. ISBN 978-1936168-68-2.
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