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Ella Cinders
(1926) American
B&W : Seven reels / 6540 feet
Directed by Alfred E. Green

Cast: Colleen Moore [Ella Cinders], Lloyd Hughes [George Waite, also known as Waite Lifter], Vera Lewis [Ma Cinders], Doris Baker [Lotta Pill], Emily Gerdes [Prissy Pill], Mike Donlin [the studio security guard], Jed Prouty [the mayor], Jack Duffy [the fire chief], Harry Allen [the photographer], Alfred E. Green [the director], D’Arcy Corrigan [the editor], Harry Langdon [himself, the comic actor], Chief Yowlachie [the smoking chief], E.H. Calvert, Russell Hopton, [?] ? [the clerk at the Gem studio], [?] ? [Mr. Waite]

John McCormick Productions production; distributed by First National Pictures, Incorporated [An Alfred E. Green Production]. / Produced by Alfred E. Green. Scenario by Frank Griffin and Mervyn LeRoy, from the comic strip “Cinderella in the Movies” by William Connselman and Charles Plumb. Art direction by E.J. Shulter. Cinematography by Arthur Martinelli. Intertitles by George Marion Jr. Edited by Robert J. Klein. Presented by John McCormick. / © 27 May 1926 by John McCormick Productions [LP22779]. Released 6 June 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Langdon has a cameo appearance; according to Moore, Frank Capra was involved in the filming of the cameo.


Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive; in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive; in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive]; and in a private film collection [16mm Kodascope reduction positive].

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Actors: Movies - Animals: Dogs, Horses, Lions - Cameras: Motion-Picture - Coal - Ice men - Movies: Studios (Cameras, Lights, Security guards, Sets, Stages) - Native Americans - Tobacco: Cigars (Smoke) - Transportation: Automobiles, Trains - USA: California (Hollywood), Colorado, New Mexico (Albuquerque)

Listing updated: 24 September 2013.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Baer-Film p. 76; Drew-Speaking pp. 162, 177, 282; Edelman-Baseball pp. 28-29; Higashi-Virgins pp. 103, 104; Limbacher-Feature p. 71; Maltin-Guide p. 366; McBride-Capra p. 722; Schelly-Langdon pp. 87, 220-221; Shipman-Cinema p. 93; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 139-140: Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

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