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Tess of the Storm Country

Released November 12, 1922

Role: Tessibel ‘Tess’ Skinner
Co-stars: Lloyd Hughes, Gloria Hope, David Torrence, Forrest Robinson, Jean Hersholt, Danny Hoy
Prod/Dist Co: Mary Pickford Company/United Artists
Director: John S. Robertson
Screenwriter: Scenario by E. Lloyd Sheldon and Josephine Lovett, adapted by Elmer Harris from the 1909 novel by Grace Miller White and the 1911 play by Rupert Hughes
Cinematographer: Charles Rosher
Filming Location: Lake Chatsworth, CA
Produced by Mary Pickford

Original review by Martin J. Quigley (Nov. 1922):

We shall not be surprised if Miss Pickford’s new production of the famous story of ‘Tess of the Storm Country’ becomes the most popular picture ever made. We do not view it as one of those sensational and timely successes which creates a great furor for a moment and then quickly shifts away to make way for another similar skyrocket hit. This picture is almost here to stay; it will go on year after year – and it is eminently deserving of it.

Clips from Tess of the Storm Country


Music by Jeffrey Mark Silverman