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Fanchon, the Cricket
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.
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.