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Tess of the Storm Country
Also known as Tess au pays des tempêtes in France
B&W : Ten reels
Directed by John Robertson (John S. Robertson)
Cast: Mary Pickford [Tessibel Skinner], Lloyd Hughes [Frederick Graves], Gloria Hope [Teola Graves, his sister], David Torrence [Elias Graves, their father], Forrest Robinson [Daddy Skinner], Jean Hersholt [Ben Letts], Danny Hoy [Ezra Longman], Robert Russell [Dan Jordan, Teola’s beau], Gus Saville [‘Old Man’ Longman], Madame De Bodamere [Mrs. Longman]
The Mary Pickford Company production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by Mary Pickford. Scenario by E. Lloyd Sheldon and Josephine Lovett [?] + [Elmer Harris]?, from the novel Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White. Art direction by Frank Ormston. Assistant director, Shaw Lovett. Photography (cinematography by), Charles Rosher. Trick photography by Paul Eagler. / Released 12 November 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Some location photography was taken in Chatsworth, California.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.5577.
Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive [16mm reference reduction positive (struck 1947, from Pickford collection 35mm nitrate positive)]; and likely in the Mary Pickford Foundation film archive.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Law: Judges - USA: California: Chatsworth
Listing updated: 29 September 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : AFI-F1 n. F1.4394; AFI-F2 n. F2.5577; Brownlow-Parade pp. 127, 339, 341; Sherwood-Best p. 190; Sweeney-Coming p. 47 : Website-IMDb; Website-Legacy.
Home video: DVD.