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Mary Pickford (center, right).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
 
The Foundling
(1916) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by John B. O’Brien

Cast: Mary Pickford [Molly O], Edward Martindale [David King], Maggie Weston [Mrs. Grimes], Mildred Morris [Jennie], Marcia Harris [Julia Ember], Tammany Young [crook]

Famous Players Film Company production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Frances Marion, from a screen story by Frances Marion. Art direction by John K. Holden (Jack Holden). Presented by Daniel Frohman. / © 30 December 1915 by Famous Players Film Company [LU7324]. Released 3 January 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / A remake of The Foundling (1915), the negative of the original version was destroyed in the Famous Players New York studio fire on 11 September 1915.

Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.1466.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Death - Italy - USA: New York: New York

Listing updated: 22 May 2012.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.1466; Eyman-Pickford pp. 79, 329 : Website-IMDb; Website-Legacy.

 
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