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Fanchon, the Cricket ()

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Young and wild Fanchon lives in a forest with her eccentric grandmother who is suspected by the villagers of being a witch. The unkempt girl suffers from her grandmother's sorceress reputation. One day the girl rescues a boy from drowning... See more »

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Landry
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Madelon
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Didier (as Richard Lee)
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Fanchon
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Landry's Father (uncredited)
Gertrude Norman ...
Fadette (uncredited)
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Young Bully (uncredited)

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James Kirkwood

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George Sand ... (based on the novel by)
 
James Kirkwood ... (writer) (uncredited)
 
Frances Marion ... (writer) (uncredited)

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Edward Wynard

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Daniel Frohman ... presenter

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Young and wild Fanchon lives in a forest with her eccentric grandmother who is suspected by the villagers of being a witch. The unkempt girl suffers from her grandmother's sorceress reputation. One day the girl rescues a boy from drowning and they fall in love, but Fanchon won't agree to marry him unless his father asks her. A year later the boy has fallen very ill, and it is only the presence of the enchanting Fanchon that helps to restore his health. Written by Pamela Short

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  • Fanchon, the Cricket (United States)
  • Fanchon, the Cricket (France)
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  • 75 min
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Trivia Fox considered remaking this film starring Shirley Temple in Mary Pickford's role. See more »
Goofs When Fanchon is howling to scare the women, they run to the men for safety. The men didn't hear the howling, though they're only a few feet away. See more »
Movie Connections Version of Fanchon the Cricket (1912). See more »
Quotes Landry Barbeau: I'll do anything you ask of me.
Fanchon - the Cricket: Then, kiss me!
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