Little Miss Smiles (1922)

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    • Little Miss Smiles (1922)

      LITTLE MISS SMILES

      DIRECTED BY JOHN FORD (Jack Ford)
      FOX FILM CORPORATION

      INFORMATION FROM IMDb

      Plot Summary
      While living in a New York tenement, the Aaronson family suffer many hardships
      according to their position in life,
      but their worst sorrow occurs when Mama Aaronson ( Martha Franklin ) is diagnosed as going blind.
      Young Davie ( Arthur Rankin ) longs to become a prizefighter,
      but his parents vigorously object to his ambition.
      On the other hand, their merry young daughter Esther ( Shirley Mason )
      is beloved by a popular young doctor, Jack Washton ( Gaston Glass ).
      Meanwhile, Davie falls into bad company and shoots a gangster who insults his sister;
      he is eventually cleared of the crime, and a happy ending prevails for Esther, who marries Dr. Jack.
      Written by Pamela Short


      Cast
      Shirley Mason ...Esther Aaronson
      Gaston Glass ... Dr. Jack Washton
      George B. Williams ... Papa Aaronson (as George Williams)
      Martha Franklin ... Mama Aaronson
      Arthur Rankin ... Davie Aaronson
      Alfred Testa ... Louis Aaronson
      Richard Lapan ... Leon Aaronson
      Sidney D'Albrook ... 'The Spider'
      Baby Blumfield ... Baby Aaronson

      Directed
      John Ford ... (as Jack Ford)

      Writing Credits
      Myra Kelly ... (novel)
      John Stone ... (scenario) (as Jack Sturmwasser)
      Dorothy Yost ... (scenario)

      Cinematography
      David Abel

      Other crew
      William Fox ... presenter
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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    • Little Miss Smiles (1922)

      Little Miss Smiles is a 1922 American drama film directed by John Ford.
      The film is considered to be lost.

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      User Review

      Little Miss Smiles (1922) - Lost Silent Film
      28 February 2015 | by PamelaShort (Canada)

      pamela wrote:

      While living in a New York tenement, the Aaronson family suffer many hardships

      according to their position in life,
      but their worst sorrow occurs when Mama Aaronson ( Martha Franklin ) is diagnosed as going blind.
      Young Davie ( Arthur Rankin ) longs to become a prizefighter,
      but his parents vigorously object to his ambition.
      On the other hand, their merry young daughter Esther ( Shirley Mason )
      is beloved by a popular young doctor, Jack Washton ( Gaston Glass ).
      Meanwhile, Davie falls into bad company and shoots a gangster who insults his sister;
      he is eventually cleared of the crime, and a happy ending prevails for Esther, who marries Dr. Jack.

      Starring Shirley Mason, Little Miss Smiles was directed by John Ford (as Jack Ford),
      for the Fox Film Corporation. Sadly it remains a lost silent film.
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

      The post was edited 24 times, last by ethanedwards ().

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