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  Owen Moore and Mary Pickford.
Frame enlargement: courtesy Library of Congress.
Their First Misunderstanding
(1911) American
B&W : One reel / 304 metres
Directed by Thomas H. Ince and George Loane Tucker

Cast: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore

Independent Moving Pictures Company, Incorporated [IMP] production; distributed by Motion Picture Distributing and Sales Company. / Scenario by Mary Pickford. Cinematography by Tony Gaudio. / Released 9 January 1911. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Pickford’s and Moore’s first film for IMP. The sole surviving print was recovered in 2006 from a New Hampshire barn and donated to the Keene State College Film Society.


Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (Keene State College Film Society collection) [35mm positive (incomplete), 35mm restoration negative (struck 2013), 35mm restoration positive (struck 2013)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Listing updated: 22 September 2013.

References: Edmonds-BigU pp. 26, 27; Eyman-Pickford p. 325; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 10; Leyda-Before p. 143 : Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Mary Cade.

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