Helen Gardner’s Cleopatra (1912) Airs on September 29 as part of TCM’s Silent Sundays


Helen Gardner’s Cleopatra (1912), the first film produced by her own Helen Gardner Picture Players, will screen on TCM on Sunday, September 29 at 12:45am.

Filmed in Tappan-on-the-Hudson in New York, Cleopatra was described by Moving Picture World, according to the AFI catalogue, as “Six thousand feet of sumptuous beauty and exquisite art—absolutely a motion picture in a class to itself—a perfect story. One hour and forty minutes of thrilling, dramatic interest—a story of the most remarkable woman in all human history.”

For the day’s full schedule and more information on the film: http://www.tcm.com/schedule/index.html?tz=est&sdate=2019-09-29


Helen Gardner in Cleopatra (1912).