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The Piper’s Price
Also known as Storm and Sunshine in the United Kingdom
(1917) American
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 1.37:1 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.

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