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Frank Powell United States, 1915

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!"