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Rags
(1915) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by James Kirkwood

Cast: Mary Pickford [‘Rags’ / Alice McCloud], Marshall Neilan [Keith Duncan], Joseph Manning [John Hardesty], Joseph Farrell McDonald (J. Farrell MacDonald) [Paul Ferguson]

Famous Players Film Company production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Edith Bernard Delano; from a story by Edith Bernard Delano. Art direction by John K. Holden. Cinematography by Emmett A. Williams. Presented by Daniel Frohman. / © 29 June 1915 by Famous Players Film Company [LU5688]. Released 2 August 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was rereleased on 16 March 1919 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [Success Series].

Drama.

Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3627.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive (American Film Institute/Mary Pickford collection) [35mm color-tinted nitrate positive (incomplete, first two reels only, acquired 1995)] and [16mm reference reduction positive (struck 1947)]; in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [16mm reference reduction positive (struck 1956)]; in the Cinémathèque Française film archive [35mm duplicate positive (likely incomplete, struck 1965)]; and in the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education film collection [35mm duplicate negative].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Alcohol: Alcoholics - Families: Father-daughter relationships

Listing updated: 19 September 2007.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3627; Eyman-Pickford p. 328; Higashi-Virgins pp. 39, 42, 46-47, 48, 49 : ClasIm-223 p. 29 : Website-Legacy; Website-Pickford.

 
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