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This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
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Alas and Alack
B&W : One reel
Directed by Joseph de Grasse
Cast: Cleo Madison [Jess, the poor fisherwife; and the fishermaid of the story], Arthur Shirley [Charles Holcombe, the man of wealth; and the prince of the story], Lon Chaney [Jess’ husband, the fisherman; and the Hunchback Fate of the story], Margaret Whistler [Mrs. Holcomb, the wealthy wife], Mary Kearnen [Jess’s daughter, the fisher babe]
Rex Film Company production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Ida May Park. / Released 10 October 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Survival status: Print exists in the National Film and Television Archive of the British Film Institute film archive [incomplete].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Adultery - Animals: Dogs - Boats - Dual roles - Fish - Fishermen - Fishing nets - Flowers: Daisies - Hunchbacks - Tracking shots - Yachts
Listing updated: 20 May 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Spehr-American p. 100; Weaver-Twenty p. 76 : Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.