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The Poor Little Rich Girl

Released March 05, 1917

Role: Gwendolyn, ‘Gwen’
Co-stars: Madlaine Traverse, Charles Wellesley, Gladys Fairbanks, Frank McGlynn, Emile LaCroix, Marcia Harris, Herbert Prior
Prod/Dist Co: Artcraft Pictures Corporation
Director: Maurice Tourneur
Screenwriter: Frances Marion, based on the 1913 play by Eleanor Gates
Cinematographers: John van den Broek, Lucien Andriot
Filming Location: Biograph Studios, Fort Lee, New Jersey

Original review from the  Los Angeles Times  (March 13, 1917):

A curious and appealing combination of delightful comedy and fairy story with a moral is ‘Poor Little Rich Girl.’ Mary Pickford is its star … and the Pickford star is of the never-grow-old type. She looks a trifle older than 11 years, but she is the child in manner, feeling and appearance, too, in her skirtlets and pajamas. … A pretty and amusing play – with some faults and lumps to swallow – but, altogether, good. And then – it has Mary!