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Little Lord Fauntleroy (1914)

The earl of Dorincourt is a descendant of a long line of illustrious ancestors whose escutcheon has never been stained by dishonor of any kind. His oldest son and heir, Bevis, grows up to ... See full summary »

Director:

F. Martin Thornton

Writer:

Frances Hodgson Burnett (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
H. Agar Lyons ... Earl of Dorincourt
Gerald Royston ... Cedric Erroll (Little Lord Fauntleroy)
Jane Wells Jane Wells ... 'Dearest' Erroll
Bernard Vaughan Bernard Vaughan ... Llawyer Havisham
V. Osmond V. Osmond ... Minna Tipton (as Miss Osmond)
Frank Stather Frank Stather ... Ben Tipton
D. Callam D. Callam ... Tommy Tipton
Harry Edwards Harry Edwards ... Dick Tipton
F. Tomkins F. Tomkins ... Silas Hobbs
Miss Nelson Miss Nelson ... Mary - the Housemaid
Fred Eustace Fred Eustace ... Bevis
B. Murray B. Murray ... Maurice
Edward Viner Edward Viner ... Capt. Cedric Erroll
Stella St. Audrie Stella St. Audrie ... Bridget
John East John East ... Thomas
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The earl of Dorincourt is a descendant of a long line of illustrious ancestors whose escutcheon has never been stained by dishonor of any kind. His oldest son and heir, Bevis, grows up to be a dissolute and weak-willed wastrel, while his second son, Maurice, an idle spendthrift, is little better. Only the third son, Cedric Errol, inherits the good qualities of his father. The worthlessness of his heir is the cause of great grief to the Earl. The reflection that the Earldom will descend to one who will drag the honored name of Dorincourt in the mire is so galling that it usurps every other thought in his mind. For this reason the good qualities of his gentle youngest son irritates him, and in order to get the young fellow out of his sight he sends him to America. About the same time, Bevis, tired of the dissipations of London and Paris, goes to New York in search of fresh sensations. Here he is entrapped into marriage by Minna, an adventuress, who had deserted her husband. Bevis does ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1914 (USA) See more »

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England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Color (Kinemacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Version of Novela: El pequeño Lord (1965) See more »

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