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  Mary Pickford and Jack Holt.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The Little American
(1917) American
B&W : Six reels
Produced (directed) by Cecil B. De Mille (Cecil B. DeMille)

Cast: Mary Pickford [Angela More], Jack Holt [Karl von Austreim], Raymond Hatton [Count Jules de Destin], Hobart Bosworth [German colonel], Walter Long [German captain], James Neil (James Neill) [Senator John More], Ben Alexander [Bobby More], Guy Oliver [Fredrick von Austreim], Edythe Chapman [Mrs. von Austreim], Lillian Leighton [Angela’s great-aunt], De Witt Jennings (DeWitt Jennings) [the English barrister], Robert Gordon, Ramon Novarro, Wallace Beery, Sam Wood, Colleen Moore, Norman Kerry, Gordon Griffith

Mary Pickford Film Corporation production; distributed by Artcraft Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Jeanie Macpherson and Cecil B. DeMille, from a screen story by Jeanie Macpherson. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Technical advisor, Ian Hay Beith. Gowns by Lucile (Lady Duff Gordon). Assistant director, Cullen Tate. Photographed (cinematography) by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Cecil B. DeMille. / © 28 June 1917 by Artcraft Pictures Corporation [LP11016]. Released 2 July 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama: World War I.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.2507.

Survival status: Prints exist in the UCLA Film and Television Archive film archive, and in the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education film collection [35mm fine-grain duplicate master positive, 35mm duplicate positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Americans (Abroad) - Churches - France - War: World War I (28 July 1914-11 November 1918)

Listing updated: 17 May 2012.

References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.2507; Bardèche-History p. 107; Brownlow-Parade p. 128; Cooper-Dark p. 30; Fell-History p. 84; Parish-Combat p. 206; Sinyard-Silent pp. 64, 65, 75; Sklar-Movie p. 94; Webb-Hollywood p. 35 : Website-Legacy; Website-Pickford.

Home video: DVD.

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