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Bab’s Matinee Idol
(1917) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by J. Searle Dawley

Cast: Marguerite Clark [Bab Archibald], Helen Greene [Leila Archibald], Isabel O’Madigan [Mrs. Archibald], Frank Losee [Mr. Archibald], Nigel Barrie [Carter Brooks], Cyril Chadwick [Honorable Page Beresford], Vernon Steel [Adrian Egleston], George Odell [the butler], Daisy Belmore [Hannah, the old servant]

Famous Players Film Company production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Margaret Turnbell, from a short story by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Cinematography by Lyman Broening. / © 21 November 1917 by Famous Players Film Company [LP11734]. Released 26 November 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Preceeded by Bab’s Burglar (1917).


Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 3 April 2009.

References: Website-AFI.

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