~Vanity Fair~
~H.B.7-126: George Walsh, Mabel Ballin & Eleanor Boardman~
~H.B.7-127: Eleanor Boardman & Mabel Ballin~
~H.B.7-128: George Walsh, Eleanor Boardman & Mabel Ballin~
~Plot Synopsis~
Adventuress Becky Sharp lives by her wits and charm in an effort to ascend from humble backgrounds
into society. She fails to lure Joseph Sedley, the brother of her chum Amelia, into marriage but succeeds
with Rawdon Crawley, the son of her employer. However, his family's displeasure keeps Becky from
living in wealth, as she had hoped to do. Ever the flirt, Becky has affairs with George Osborne soon after
he marries Amelia and with Lord Steyne while Rawdon is away at war with Napoleon. Her adventures
come to an end, however; neither Rawdon nor Steyne will have her, and Becky is reduced to touring the
Continent under an assumed name. Her lesson learned, Becky brings together Amelia and her faithful

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Written & Directed by: Hugo Ballin

Based on the novel Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray (London,

Mabel Ballin ...Becky Sharp
Hobart Bosworth ...Marquis of Steyne
George Walsh ...Rawdon Crawley
Harrison Ford ...George Osborne
Earle Foxe ...Captain Dobbin
Eleanor Boardman ...Amelia Sedley
Willard Louis ...Joseph Sedley
Bobby Mack ...Sir Pitt Crawley (as Robert Mack)
William Humphrey ...Mr. Sedley (as William Humphreys)
Dorcas Matthews ...Lady Jane
Laura La Varnie ...Miss Crawley
James A. Marcus ...Old Osborne
Eugene Acker ...Max
Leo White ...Isadore
Tempe Pigott ...Mrs. Sedley
Sadie Gordon ...Miss Firkins
Georgia Sherart ...Miss Briggs
Frank Hayes ...Mr. Wenham
John McKinnon ...Captain Machmurdo (as John MacKinnon)
Les Bates ...Mr. Sharp
Pat Calhoun ...Mr. Quill
Laura Pollard ...Mrs. Tinker
Kathleen Chambers ...Mrs. Sharp
Otto Lederer ...Mr. Bloom
Mrs. A. Newton ...Miss Pinkerton
Rosa Gore ...Jemima Pinkerton
Ed Jones ...Fritz (as Edward Jones)
Bynunsky Hyman ...Mr. Moss
Otto Matieson ...Napoleon (as Otto Matiesen)
~Remaining Credits~

Production Company: Hugo Ballin Productions

Distribution Company: Goldwyn Distributing Corporation

Producer: Hugo Ballin
Cinematography by: James Diamond (as James R. Diamond)
Assistant Director: Josef von Sternberg

Length: 8 Reels
Runtime: 80 Minutes
Released: March 25, 1923
Many Thanks to Joseph Worrell for helping to ID these photographs.