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Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (1924)

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In the year 1550, Sir George Vernon agrees to have his young daughter Dorothy betrothed to John Manners, the son of the Earl of Rutland. Sir George signs a contract, promising that the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Anders Randolf ...
Sir George Vernon
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Sir Malcolm Vernon
Carrie Daumery ...
Lady Vernon
Allan Forrest ...
Sir John Manners
Lottie Pickford ...
Jennie Faxton (as Lottie Pickford Forrest)
Wilfred Lucas ...
Earl of Rutland
Clare Eames ...
Queen Elizabeth
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Mary, Queen of Scots
Courtenay Foote ...
Colin Kenny ...
Dawson
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Julie Bishop ...
Child Extra (as Jacqueline Wells)
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In the year 1550, Sir George Vernon agrees to have his young daughter Dorothy betrothed to John Manners, the son of the Earl of Rutland. Sir George signs a contract, promising that the marriage will take place on Dorothy's 18th birthday, or else he will have to pay a large penalty to Rutland. But when the two children have grown older, rumors of John's wild behavior in France provoke Sir George to call off the engagement, and to pledge his daughter instead to her cousin Malcolm. Rutland now claims the forfeit from Sir George, and meanwhile, John has befriended Mary Stuart, the sworn enemy of Elizabeth, who is now Queen of England. Written by Snow Leopard

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25 May 1924 (USA)  »

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Der Ritt ums Leben  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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In Allan Forrest's opening scene, the broad bare shoulders seen as his wound is being dressed actually belong to Mary Pickford's husband Douglas Fairbanks, who was busy filming on the next-door set and was brought in as "body double" when Forrest's own physique was felt to be inadequate. See more »

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Mary Pickford as Director
30 October 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Having had success with Cecil B. DeMille in the teens, and set up United Artists with Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffiths, Mary Pickford went on to direct 'Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall' which she was uncredited for. That's the industry for you. You can do paid work in the industry and not get a credit for it.


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