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Gerald, the somewhat frail son of a wealthy New York family, is bested at the beach by Bill, a strapping young cowboy from Arizona. His fiancée Mary, ashamed of Gerald's "yellow streak", ... See full summary »

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Christy Cabanne (as W. Christy Cabanne)

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Christy Cabanne (screenplay), D.W. Griffith (story) (as Granville Warwick)
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Credited cast:
Douglas Fairbanks ... Gerald
Seena Owen ... Mary
William Lowery ... Yaqui Indian Chief (as William E. Lowery)
Lillian Langdon Lillian Langdon ... Mary's Mother
Monroe Salisbury ... Mary's Cousin
Kate Toncray Kate Toncray ... Gerald's Mother
Alfred Paget ... Bill Cactus
Eagle Eye Eagle Eye ... Yaqui Indian Chief
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Warren ... Gerald's Valet
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Gerald, the somewhat frail son of a wealthy New York family, is bested at the beach by Bill, a strapping young cowboy from Arizona. His fiancée Mary, ashamed of Gerald's "yellow streak", leaves him and goes by train to visit some friends in Arizona, with Bill in tow. Gerald follows them, and before long he and Mary winds up captured by Yaqui Indians and Gerald must prove to Mary that he is not the "weakling" she thinks he is by coming up with a plan for them to escape their captors. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

7 November 1915 (USA) See more »

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A Man and the Test See more »

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San Diego, California, USA See more »

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$41,000 (estimated)
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Fine Arts Film Company See more »
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1.33 : 1
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A Little Lamb Goes a Long Way
14 May 2008 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

Douglas Fairbanks (as Gerald, a "Son of the Idle Rich") jumps from stage to screen as "The Lamb", an extension of the successful Broadway character he'd been playing during the first half of the decade. Mr. Fairbanks had essayed a smaller role in "The Martyrs of the Alamo"; wisely, it was held back until "The Lamb" premiered. This was the first of Fairbanks' successful Triangle/D.W. Griffith-supervised run of films. It's a good introduction to an amazing silent film career, which ended with "The Iron Mask" (1929).

Fairbanks is a wealthy "Lovesick Lamb", head-over-heels for beautiful Seena Owen (as Mary, "The American Girl"). Ms. Owen is set for a big society wedding with woolly Fairbanks; but, their relationship is threatened by Fairbanks' timid nature. Owens wishes her "lamb" were more like "Her Model Type of Man", Alfred Paget (as "The Goat"). So, Fairbanks heads west, to prove his mettle. Down Mexico way, he encounters savage Native Americans. Later, Fairbanks knowingly sent "The Lamb" to Buster Keaton ("The Saphead").

***** The Lamb (9/23/15) Christy Cabanne ~ Douglas Fairbanks, Seena Owen, Alfred Paget


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