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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Peter Walsh's rating of the film A Fool There Was

    Vamps, ramped up to eleven. Yes, very silly, but a lot of fun.*

  2. FISCHER's rating of the film A Fool There Was

    Une œuvre désormais bien poussiéreuse qui a de toute évidence mal supportée les outrages du temps, l'émancipation des mœurs et les libéralités de la censure, ne restant dans la mémoire cinéphilique que pour avoir donné sens et naissance au mythe généré par l'actrice Theda Bara et au terme aujourd'hui fortement usité de vamp... www.cinefiches.com

  3. Samuel Andrade's rating of the film A Fool There Was

    the slave of sweet and sorrow.

  4. El Biffo's rating of the film A Fool There Was

    Theda Bara is so evil & sexy! "A certain woman of the vampire species", she doesn't bite necks or drink blood but sucks the life out of men psychologically. Theda was a queen of Silent Cinema, and never made a "talkie". She made over 40 films, most lost forever in the 1937 Fox vault fire, caused by the spontaneous combustion of old nitrate prints. This is the film with her famous line: "Kiss me, my fool!"

  5. CarlosEsquives's rating of the film A Fool There Was

    A valorar su temática que de pronto sería algo tabú para la época. Dentro de su simple trama posee además esa cuota nada complaciente hacia sus protagonistas. Un filme que incluso podría catalogarse como trágico. Apenas se asoma una huella de redención, esta misma se esfuma. Una historia sobre la decandencia no solo de un hombre, sino de una familia. Humillantes las escenas de una abnegada esposa y una triunfal arpía