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Ouida (novel)
Dorothy Yost (adaptation)
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Release Date:
22 March 1935 (USA) See more »
Tentative adaptation of Ouida's sentimental classic about a poor Flemish boy (Frankie Thomas) whose ambition is to become a painter. | Add synopsis »
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Frankie Thomas Dies
 (From WENN. 18 May 2006)

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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Frankie Thomas ... Nello Daas
O.P. Heggie ... Grandfather Jehan Daas

Helen Parrish ... Maria Cogez
DeWitt Jennings ... Carl Cogez
Ann Shoemaker ... Frau Ilse Cogez
Christian Rub ... Hans

Richard Quine ... Pieter Vanderkloot

Frank Reicher ... Herr Vanderkloot

Nella Walker ... Frau Vanderkloot

Addison Richards ... Herr Herden
Josef Swickard ... Monsieur de LaTour (replaced by Henry Kolker) (scenes deleted)
Sarah Padden ... Frau Keller

Harry Beresford ... Sacristan
Lightning ... Leopold, 'Leo' the dog
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Reginald Barlow ... Official with Court Order (uncredited)
Elsa Janssen ... The Cogez' Maid (uncredited)

Marcia Mae Jones ... Little Girl at Party (uncredited)
Henry Kolker ... Monsieur LaTour, Art Critic (uncredited)
Clarence Wilson ... Antoine - Official with Court Order (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward Sloman 
Writing credits
Ouida (novel)

Dorothy Yost (adaptation)

Ainsworth Morgan (screenplay)

John Twist  contributor to screenplay construction (uncredited)

Produced by
William Sistrom .... associate producer
Cinematography by
J. Roy Hunt (photographed by)
Film Editing by
George Crone 
Art Direction by
Van Nest Polglase 
Costume Design by
Walter Plunkett (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James H. Anderson .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Charles M. Kirk .... associate art director (as Charles Kirk)
Sound Department
Paul F. Wiser .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
Harry Redmond Sr. .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Ernest Bachrach .... still photographer (uncredited)
Music Department
Alberto Colombo .... musical director
Alberto Colombo .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Max Steiner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Roy Webb .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Other crew
Elizabeth McGaffey .... researcher (uncredited)
Hermes Pan .... dance director (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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72 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Victor System)
USA:Approved (PCA #621)

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A contemporary news item listed Henry Kolker in the cast, but he never appeared.See more »
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7 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Unimaginative Version of Weepy Story, 25 July 2002
Author: borsch

Unimaginative filming of an already sentiment-steeped story. The actors are poorly directed indeed--they use exaggerated, cliched expressions and gestures that would have been out of place in the worst silent melodrama--and the production values are strictly Poverty Row (tho this film was in fact made by a major studio, RKO). The 1959 version with David Ladd is the version of choice.

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