Screen capture from "Fanchon the Cricket" starring Mary Pickford.

Fanchon the Cricket (1915)

Screen capture from "Fanchon the Cricket" starring Mary Pickford.

Mary Pickford in “Fanchon the Cricket”

Fanchon the Cricket, based on an “adult fairy tale” by George Sand stars Mary Pickford as the title character, a strong-willed waif ostracized by “acceptable society” until she shows them the power of love and understanding. Of note, this is the only surviving film in which both Jack and Lottie Pickford appear with their sister.

Run time is 115 minutes.

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Apr 29 2024


2:00 pm


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Canadian Women in Film Museum, 212 King St. W., Cobourg ON

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