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Little Lord Fauntleroy -- An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.

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Director:
Writers:
Frances Hodgson Burnett (from the book by)
Hugh Walpole (screen play)
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Release Date:
6 March 1936 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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(7 articles)
Silver Screen legend Mickey Rooney dead at 93
 (From Hitfix. 6 April 2014, 9:26 PM, PDT)

Mickey Rooney, Legendary Actor, Dies at 93
 (From Variety - Film News. 6 April 2014, 8:01 PM, PDT)

Mickey Rooney Dead: Legendary Actor Dies at 93
 (From Moviefone. 6 April 2014, 6:56 PM, PDT)

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Shameless but expert heartwarmer See more (24 total) »

Cast

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Freddie Bartholomew ... Ceddie

Dolores Costello ... 'Dearest' (as Dolores Costello Barrymore)

C. Aubrey Smith ... The Earl of Dorincourt
Guy Kibbee ... Mr. Hobbs
Henry Stephenson ... Havisham

Mickey Rooney ... Dick

Constance Collier ... Lady Lorridaile
E.E. Clive ... Sir Harry Lorridaile

Una O'Connor ... Mary
Jackie Searl ... Tom
Jessie Ralph ... The Applewoman
Ivan F. Simpson ... Rev. Mordaunt (as Ivan Simpson)
Helen Flint ... Minna
Eric Alden ... Ben
May Beatty ... Mrs. Mellon
Virginia Field ... Miss Herbert
Reginald Barlow ... Newick
Lionel Belmore ... Higgins
Tempe Pigott ... Mrs. Dibble
Gilbert Emery ... Purvis
Lawrence Grant ... Lord Chief Justice
Walter Kingsford ... Mr. Snade
Eily Malyon ... Landlady
Fred Walton ... Landlord
Robert Emmett O'Connor ... Policeman
Elsa Buchanan ... Susan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Atkinson ... Townsman at Church (uncredited)
Daisy Belmore ... Mrs. Baines - Cook (uncredited)
Dewey Bender ... Fighting Boy (uncredited)
Eddie Bernard ... Fighting Boy (uncredited)
Georgie Billings ... Fighting Boy (uncredited)
Arthur Blake ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Robert Bolder ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Barlowe Borland ... Townsman at Church (uncredited)
Tommy Bupp ... Fighting Boy (uncredited)
Jack Cameron ... Charles - Earl of Dorincourt's Carriage Footman (uncredited)
Alec Craig ... Townsman at Church (uncredited)
Barbara Denny ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Billy Dooley ... Dick's Shoeshine Customer (uncredited)
David Dunbar ... Jeffries - Carriage Driver (uncredited)
Cecil Elliott ... Farmer Woman at Church (uncredited)
Harold Entwistle ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Mary Gordon ... Farmer's Wife on Way to Church (uncredited)
Donald Haines ... Fighting Boy (uncredited)
William Ingersoll ... Doctor (uncredited)
Lilyan Irene ... Bridget - the Maid (uncredited)
Lorimer Johnston ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Dickie Jones ... Ceddie at Age 7 (uncredited)
Anthony Kemble-Cooper ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Leonard Kibrick ... Fighting Boy (uncredited)
Edith Kingdon ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Walter Lawrence ... Huckster (uncredited)
Mary MacLaren ... Maid (uncredited)
Dan Maxwell ... Stout Farmer on Way to Church (uncredited)
J.P. McGowan ... Townsman at Church (uncredited)
Lionel Pape ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Marjorie Plecher ... Farm Woman's Daughter (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ... Footman (uncredited)
Mickey Rentschler ... Fighting Boy (uncredited)
Tom Ricketts ... Party Guest (uncredited)
C. Montague Shaw ... Mr. Semple (uncredited)
Peter Shaw ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Renee Shearing ... Maid (uncredited)
Buster Slaven ... Fighting Boy (uncredited)
Joan Standing ... Dawson (uncredited)
Agnes Steele ... Castle Cook (uncredited)
Joseph R. Tozer ... Thomas (uncredited)
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Directed by
John Cromwell 
 
Writing credits
Frances Hodgson Burnett (from the book by)

Hugh Walpole (screen play)

Produced by
David O. Selznick .... producer
 
Original Music by
Max Steiner 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Rosher (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Hal C. Kern (film editor)
 
Art Direction by
Sturges Carne 
 
Costume Design by
Sophie Wachner (wardrobe by)
 
Production Management
Robert Ross .... unit manager (uncredited)
Phil L. Ryan .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eric Stacey .... assistant director
Robert Stillman .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Casey Roberts .... associate art director
 
Sound Department
Earl A. Wolcott .... recordist
 
Special Effects by
Virgil Miller .... special effects (uncredited)
Jack Wagner .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jack Cosgrove .... special photographic effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bert Mayer .... stunt double: Freddie Bartholomew (uncredited)
Henry Stone .... stunt double: Freddie Bartholomew (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stuart Thompson .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Bernhard Kaun .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
G.O.T. Bagley .... technical advisor (uncredited)
Art Keenan .... stand-in: Guy Kibbee (uncredited)
Barbara Keon .... production secretary (uncredited)
Corynn Kiehl .... production secretary (uncredited)
William Law .... stand-in: C. Aubrey Smith (uncredited)
Edd Russell .... stand-in: Henry Stephenson (uncredited)
Ray Sperry .... stand-in: Freddie Bartholomew (uncredited)
Marian Webb .... stand-in: Doloros Costello (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
102 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity System)
Certification:
Finland:S | Portugal:M/6 (Qualidade) | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #1959)

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Trivia:
Due to the demise of Selznick International Productions, this movie is now in the public domain.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Ceddie writes the note telling the estate manager not to evict Mr. Higgins, Lord Dorincourt folds the letter and puts his eye monocle in. Just as he is handing the note to Mr. Mordaunt, the shot changes to wide view and Lord Dorincourt is no longer wearing the eye monocle.See more »
Quotes:
Miss Herbert:Come here, Lord Fauntleroy and tell me why you look at me so.
Cedric "Ceddie" Erroll:I was thinking how beautiful you are.
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Soundtrack:
Auld Lang SyneSee more »

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13 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Shameless but expert heartwarmer, 28 November 1999
Author: Robert Keser (rfkeser@ix.netcom.com) from Chicago, IL

Break out the insulin! This antique heartwarmer, awash in tears and goodness, is risibly sentimental, but David Selznick made it an expert entertainment as well. Plucky Freddie Bartholomew is just about irresistible as the Brooklyn boy who becomes an earl. Melting hearts left and right, he wins over his crusty grandfather, becomes a philanthropist in a sailor suit, and fights the local toughs to prove he is NOT a sissy! C.Aubrey Smith seemed born to play the venerable old gentleman, although he relies a bit too much on acting with his monocle. Mickey Rooney stands out as the loyal Brooklyn shoeshine boy. This is the film to watch if you've never actually heard anyone say, "Cheezit, the cops!"

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