Production info

Joseph Vendu par ses Frères
France, 1909

Louis Delaunay, Philippe Garnier, Jacques Guilhène


Silent biblical production by Le Film d’Art/Pathé Frères. "A satisfactory and clear interpretation of this old story. Every child knows it, and it is here presented in the beauty of Oriental color. One need not repeat it, but one may commend it as an adequate representation of a subject which appeals to all who read the Bible. The story is closely followed, since it is sufficiently dramatic in itself to hold interest without the necessity of resorting to rearrangement or additions. The whole narrative is reproduced, and so graphically is it done that a stronger impression than the mere reading was capable of producing is made upon the audience. [...]" (source: The Moving Picture World, 12 March 1910)

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