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The Godless Girl (1929) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced by Cecil B. DeMille.

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Cecil B. DeMille’s “The Godless Girl” – Lina Basquette

By Art on Apr 19, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

Opening Title Card: [first card] “It is not generally known that there are Atheist Societies using the schools of the country as their battle-ground, ?attacking, through the Youth of the Nation, the beliefs that are sacred to most of the people.” Opening Title Card: [second card] “... Read full article


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Film debut of Tom Keene (billed as "George Duryea").
One of the fictional claims made my the film's publicity department was that it was filmed on location in a real reformatory, using real inmates. This is false; the reform school sets (both indoors and out) were constructed sets, and the cast was comprised of Hollywood actors.
In 1929, Lina Basquette received a fan letter from Austria in connection with the film. The sender said she was his favorite American actress. It meant nothing to Basquette at the time, but the sender of the letter was Adolf Hitler.
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