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:

James Young

Writers:

J.M. Barrie (novel), James Young (scenario)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Clara Kimball Young ... Lady Babbie
James Young ... Gavin Dishart, the Little Minister
Mrs. E.M. Kimball Mrs. E.M. Kimball ... Mrs. Dishart, the Little Minister's Mother
Robert Gaillard ... Wearywold - The Policeman
Herbert Barry Herbert Barry ... Lord Rintoul (as Herbert L. Barry)
Evelyn Dumo Evelyn Dumo ... Nannie (as Evelyn Dominicus)
Flora Finch ... Jeanne - the Dishart's Servant
Richard Leslie Richard Leslie ... Mc Kenzie - Friend of Rintoul
William V. Ranous ... Rob Dow
Charles Eldridge ... Sanders Webster
Tefft Johnson
L. Rogers Lytton L. Rogers Lytton
William Shea ... Captain Halliwell
George Ober George Ober ... Old Sexton
Edward Kimball ... Elder of the Church (as Edward M. Kimball)
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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

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Short | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1913 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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