The Delicious Little Devil
B&W : Six reels / 5650 feet
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
Cast: Mae Murray [Mary McGuire / ‘Gloria du Moine’], Rudolpho de Valentine (Rudolph Valentino) [Jimmy Calhoun], Harry Rattenbury [Patrick McGuire], Richard Cummings [Barney McGuire], Ivor McFadden [Perry, the butcher boy], Bertram Grassby [the Duke de Sauterne], Edward Jobson [Michael Calhoun, Jimmie’s father], William Mong (William V. Mong) [Larry McKean, manager of The Peach Tree Inn], Burt Woodruff [Mr. Musk], Martha Mattox [his wife], [?] ? [Mother McGuire], [?] ? [the maid of ‘Gloria du Moine’]
The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, production; distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Harvey F. Thew, from the short story “Kitty, Mind Your Feet” by Harvey F. Thew and John B Clymer. Cinematography by Allan Zeigler. Presented by Carl Laemmle. / © 18 April 1919 by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated [LP13628]. Released May 1919. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Synopsis: Synopses available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0985, and in Hirschhorn-Universal p. 32.
Survival status: Print exists in the EYE Film Instituut Nederland film archive [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: African-Americans - Chases - Dance: Dancers, Dancing - Families: Father-daughter relationships, Father-son relationships - Fights (Fist) - France: Paris - French (Abroad) - Games: Checkers - Irish-Americans - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives - Laziness - Millionaires - Musical instruments: Banjos, Clarinets, Cornets, Double basses, Drums, Saxophones, Trombones - Musicians (Jazz) - Rescues - Roadhouses - Transportation: Automobiles - Unemployment - USA: New York: New York
Listing updated: 14 March 2012.
References: Film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.0985; Edmonds-BigU p. 100; Hirschhorn-Universal pp. 14, 32.
Home video: DVD.