Needs 5 Ratings

The Little Minister (1913)

Part One. To start a little in advance of our story, Lord Rintoul, of the English nobility, finds a little Gypsy girl three years old, who had been deserted by her parents. Fifteen years ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (scenario)
Reviews
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Mrs. E.M. Kimball ...
Mrs. Dishart, the Little Minister's Mother
...
Wearywold - The Policeman
Herbert Barry ...
Lord Rintoul (as Herbert L. Barry)
Evelyn Dominicus ...
Nannie
...
Jeanne - the Dishart's Servant
Richard Leslie ...
Mc Kenzie - Friend of Rintoul
William V. Ranous ...
Rob Dow
Charles Eldridge ...
Sanders Webster
Tefft Johnson
L. Rogers Lytton
...
Captain Halliwell
George Ober ...
Old Sexton
...
Elder of the Church (as Edward M. Kimball)
Edit

Storyline

Part One. To start a little in advance of our story, Lord Rintoul, of the English nobility, finds a little Gypsy girl three years old, who had been deserted by her parents. Fifteen years later, Gavin Dishart, the Little Minister, receives an appointment, his first, at Thrums, Scotland. This was made possible through the self-sacrifices of his widowed mother, to educate him for the ministry. The community of Thrums is made up of weavers, who work hard, have little and accomplish much. They are ultra-religious and look upon their pastor with such reverence that he is a little lower than the angels. While naturally intelligent, they are grounded in dogma and intolerance. Just after the Little Minister takes charge of the "Auld Licht Kirk" and the Manse, the weavers resent a reduction, by the manufacturers, in their pay and a strike is declared. To protect themselves against the inevitable and unexpected arrival of the police and soldiers, they have sentinels stationed at the four ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Short | Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 January 1913 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of The Little Minister (1915) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page