Vanity Fair is a 1915 silent film drama directed by Eugene Nowland and Charles Brabin and starring Mrs. Fiske, a renowned Broadway stage actress. The Edison Company produced and released the film. Mrs. Fiske had starred in the 1899 hit Broadway play Becky Sharp based on William Thackeray's Vanity Fair. Here she recreates the role for Edison's cameras. This film marks Mrs. Fiske's second feature film as she had starred in Tess of the d'Urbervilles for Adolph Zukor in 1913. Despite the popularity of Vanity Fair, Mrs. Fiske never made another motion picture.An earlier version was made in 1911 with Helen Gardner. A British feature appeared in 1922 and in 1923 Goldwyn Pictures made Vanity Fair.
The film is preserved in the Library of Congress collection.
Charles Brabin, Eugene Nowland