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Less than the dust

Author: John EmersonHector TurnbullGeorge W HillEdwin L HollywoodErich Von StroheimAll authors
Publisher: United States : Artcraft Pictures Corp., 1916.
Edition/Format:   Film : Videocassette : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An Indian girl saves the life of a British captain during an insurrection against the British army garrison. She later discovers that she is actually the child of a derelict British officer. She leaves India for England to seek her fortune, where she meets and falls in love with the officer she had saved.
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Genre/Form: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Romance films
Silent films
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Film, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Emerson; Hector Turnbull; George W Hill; Edwin L Hollywood; Erich Von Stroheim; Mary Pickford; David Powell; Frank Losee; Laurence Hope; Pickford Film Corp.; Artcraft Pictures Corporation.; Pickford (Mary) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 28853244
Notes: Copyright: no reg.
Incomplete: main titles and final reel lacking.
According to the PREMARC cataloging record, the original running time was 116 min. which is confirmed by the review in the Moving picture world, which gives the original running time as about two hours. All LC material is incomplete, but has not been viewed to compare and to determine extent of incompleteness.
Part of summary from PREMARC cataloging record (lccn fi 68000344).
MAVIS 143228; Less than the dust.
Based on a poem by Laurence Hope.
Not viewed.
Source used: American Film Institute catalog, feature films, 1911-20; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed Nov. 28, 2011; Moving picture world, v. 30, no. 7, p. 998, viewed online on the Archives unbound WWW site, Nov. 30, 2011.
Credits: Photography, George W. Hill ; assistant directors, Edwin L. Hollywood, Erich O.H. Von Stroheim.
Cast: Mary Pickford, David Powell, Frank Losee, Mary Alden, Mario Majeroni, Cesare Gravina, Francis Joyner, Russell Bassett, Walter Morgan, Mercita Esmonde, Nathaniel Sack.
Description: viewing copy. 1 videocassette of 1 (Digital Betacam) (ca. 90 min.) : si., b&w ; 1/2 in. viewing print. 6 film reels of 7 on 2 (r1-6) (ca. 67 min., ca, 2,400 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic. 6 film reels of 7 (r1-6) (ca. 57 min., ca. 5,100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Responsibility: Mary Pickford Film Corp. ; director, John Emerson ; scenario, Hector Turnbull.

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An Indian girl saves the life of a British captain during an insurrection against the British army garrison. She later discovers that she is actually the child of a derelict British officer. She leaves India for England to seek her fortune, where she meets and falls in love with the officer she had saved.

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