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Through the Back Door
Also known as Par l’entrée de service in France
B&W : [?] Six or Seven? reels
Directed by Alfred E. Green and Jack Pickford
Cast: Mary Pickford [Jeanne Bodamere], Adolphe Menjou [James Brewster], Peaches Jackson [Conrad], Gertrude Astor [Hortense Reeves], Elinor Fair [Margaret Brewster], Wilfred Lucas [Elton Reeves], Helen Raymond [Marie], C. Norman Hammond [Jacques Lanvain], Doreen Turner [Constant], John Harron [Billy Boy], George Dromgold [chauffer], Kate Price [imaginary mother]
The Mary Pickford Company production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by Mary Pickford. Scenario by Marion Fairfax. Lighting effects by William S. Johnson. Cinematography by Charles Rosher. Intertitles by Gerald Duffy. / © 21 June 1921 by The Mary Pickford Company [LP16691]. Released 15 May 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] AFI-F2 n. F2.5690 lists the release date as 17 May 1921.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F2 n. F2.5690.
Survival status: Prints exist, likely in the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education film collection [35mm duplicate negative, 16mm reduction positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 21 March 2012.
References: AFI-F2 n. F2.5690; Brownlow-Parade p. 299; Everson-American pp. 14, 173; Eyman-Pickford p. 332 : ClasIm-278 p. 40 : Website-Pickford.
Home video: DVD.