Squibs wins the Calcutta Sweep. (Film, 1922) [WorldCat.org]
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Squibs wins the Calcutta Sweep.

Author: Hugh WrightGeorge PearsonAnnette BensonBetty BalfourFred GrovesAll authors
Publisher: Great Britain : Welsh-Pearson Production [production company], 1922.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material
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A working class comedy-drama in which Squibs, a Piccadilly flower seller, wins the sweepstakes enabling her to bring joy to the slums, sample high life and act the great lady. There is a parallel drama involving Squibs' sister and her burglar-husband. This was the second of four Squibs pictures that made Betty Balfour a star. Her discoverer and director George Pearson structures the film skilfully around contrasts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Wright; George Pearson; Annette Benson; Betty Balfour; Fred Groves; Bertram Burleigh; Mary Brough; Welsh-Pearson Production.
OCLC Number: 220145324
Notes: Recommended projection speed: 24 fps.
Print quality rating: 7 out of 10.
Credits: Director, George Pearson; script, George Pearson, Hugh E. Wright.
Cast: Betty Balfour, Hugh E. Wright, Fred Groves, Annette Benson, Bertram Burleigh, Mary Brough.
Description: 1 film reel (57 min.) : si., black and white ; 16 mm

Abstract:

A working class comedy-drama in which Squibs, a Piccadilly flower seller, wins the sweepstakes enabling her to bring joy to the slums, sample high life and act the great lady. There is a parallel drama involving Squibs' sister and her burglar-husband. This was the second of four Squibs pictures that made Betty Balfour a star. Her discoverer and director George Pearson structures the film skilfully around contrasts through cross-cutting constructing a world of joy and tears.

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