The Poor Little Rich Girl... has been added to your Cart

Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)


Price: $9.95 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD
"Please retry"
1-Disc Version
$9.95
$9.95
$9.95 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.


Product Details


Special Features

None.

Editorial Reviews

With MARY PICKFORD. Produced by ADOLPH ZUKOR. Directed by MAURICE TOURNEUR. "Americas Sweetheart," Mary Pickford, in her first appearance as a child in a major film - an enchanting masterpiece of the early American cinema. Little Mary (who was 24 at the time) plays Gwendolyn, a rich girl with everything she could want - palatial mansion, huge wardrobe, an army of servants - except the one thing she wants most, love. Dad is preoccupied with business and mom with social activities, leaving Gwen completely alone and friendless. "Empty hearts, empty lives, empty home - poor little rich girl." Given an overdose of sleeping medicine by careless servants, Gwen lapses into a fantastic, bizarre dream, where she wanders in the garden of Lonely Children, searching for happiness. Accompanied by a friendly donkey, she encounters literal depictions of things shes heard about, such as a "snake in the grass" (her governess head on a snakes body) and a "two-faced woman." Seeking her parents love, she finds her father literally grinding out money on Wall Street. (visualized as a large, imposing wall) and her mother in the land where hundreds of candles are burned at both ends. Gwen is finally attracted to death (a woman in black offering eternal sleep), but instead struggles bravely toward life (a happily dancing figure in white). Director Maurice Tourneur shows the extraordinary talent that made him a major visual stylist of the teens, rivaled only by D.W. Griffith. The film - with its beautiful photography, excellent special effects, fanciful costumes, elaborate sets (including oversized furniture to make Pickford appear even smaller) and delicate balance between heart-gripping drama and exuberant comedy - ranks with The Blue Bird, The Jungle Book and The Thief Of Bagdad as an exquisite fantasy for people of all ages. Silent film with music score, correct projection speed. 99 minutes.

NO REGIONAL CODING - PLAYS WORLDWIDE on any NTSC compatible player or computer. We are licensed to publish by the copyright holder Video Yesteryear.

Generic Case - No Artwork

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)
This item: The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)
Price: $9.95
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

Look for Similar Items by Category