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Fanchon, the Cricket
(1915) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by James Kirkwood

Cast: Mary Pickford [Fanchon], Jack Standing [Landry Barbeau], Lottie Pickford [Madelon], Gertrude Norman [Old Fadette], Russell Bassett [Landry’s father], Richard Lee (Dick Lee) [Didier], Jack Pickford, Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire

Famous Players Film Company production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by James Kirkwood + [Frances Marion], from the novel La Petite Fadette by George Sand. Cinematography by Edward Wynard. Presented by Daniel Frohman. / Released 10 May 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / All three Pickfords appeared together in a motion picture for the first time in this film. The Astaire’s film debut.

Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1278.

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: Authors: George Sand - Children - Rescues

Listing updated: 7 October 2008.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1278; Eyman-Pickford pp. 88, 328; Whitfield-Pickford p. 6 : Website-IMDb.

 
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