The Great Gatsby (partially found silent film; 1926)

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The Great Gatsby 1926.jpg

Original film poster.

Status: Partially Found

The Great Gatsby is a lost silent film based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald book of the same name, and is also its first movie adaptation. Being released on November 21st, 1926, it was produced by the Famous Players-Lasky and released by Paramount Pictures as part of their 15th Anniversary.

All that has survived from the film is a one-minute trailer. Extensive efforts by Professor Wheeler Winston Dixon have been made to recover an original print of the film but to no avail so far.[1]


The surviving one-minute trailer for the film.

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