The Piper’s Price
Also known as Storm and Sunshine in the United Kingdom
B&W : Five reels
Directed by Joseph de Grasse
Cast: Dorothy Phillips [Amy Hadley], Maud George (Maude George) [Jessica Hadley], William Stowell [Ralph Hadley], Lon Chaney [Billy Kilmartin], Claire du Brey [Jessica’s maid]
Bluebird Photoplays, Incorporated, production; distributed by Bluebird Photoplays, Incorporated, through The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Ida May Park, from the short story “The Piper’s Price” by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow. Cinematography by King Gray. / © 29 December 1916 by Bluebird Photoplays, Incorporated [LP9860]. Released [?] 8 or 11? January 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Woodrow was President Woodrow Wilson’s cousin by marriage. Stowell’s first film for Universal.
Survival status: (unknown)
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Divorce - Families: Husband-wife relationships - Love triangles - Marriages - Pregnancy
Listing updated: 2 April 2009.
References: Edmonds-BigU p. 77; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 23; Spehr-American p. 100; Weaver-Twenty p. 76.