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Mickey (1918)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | August 1918 (USA)
Mickey, an orphan who has been brought up in a mining settlement, is sent to New York to live with her aunt.


Hampton Del Ruth (story), J.G. Hawks




Cast overview:
Mabel Normand ... Mickey
George Nichols ... Joe Meadows (as George O. Nicholls)
Laura La Varnie ... Mickey's Aunt - Mrs. Geoffrey Drake
Lew Cody ... Reggie Drake (as Lewis J. Cody)
Minta Durfee ... Elsie Drake (as Minta Durffy)
Wheeler Oakman ... Herbert Thornhill
Tom Kennedy ... Tom Rawlings
Minnie Devereaux ... Minnie (as Minnie Ha Ha)


As the surviving partner in a gold mining enterprise, Joe Meadows has also been raising his deceased partner's daughter, Mickey. Now that she is older, Joe plans to send her to live with her aunt Mrs. Drake in New York. Meanwhile, Mrs. Drake is hoping to have her daughter Elsie marry another mine owner, Herbert Thornhill, in order to alleviate the Drake family's financial struggles. When Thornhill goes to California to check on his mine, he meets Mickey and becomes fond of her. Later, when Mickey goes to New York to stay with the Drakes, she finds herself in an uncomfortable situation. Written by Snow Leopard

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Comedy | Drama


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Known by the same title in Denmark. See more »


Palm trees and industrial bridges at the railroad station at Great Neck, Long Island, New York. See more »


Joe Meadows: Yo' auntie'll learn yer ter be a lady, Mickey.
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Alternate Versions

The April 17, 1920 issue of Ciné Pour Tous claims the version released in France was shortened. See more »

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Everyone loves Mabel
17 September 2002 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

Dogs love her, cats love her, jackasses love her and squirrels love to run up her pants legs. Well, who can blame them, right after a scene where she is shown diving nude.... with a suitably long lens of course. Darn it.

There is nothing terribly novel about this Cinderella story of a movie, but it is all carried off with a great deal of charm. Mabel even gets to cut a few capers, instead of simply looking charming while the comedians around her make a mess of things. She's not a great physical comedian, but she is a fine actress and under the direction of comedy *wunderkind* Richard Jones, she gives a fine performance, as does just about everyone in this movie.

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None | English

Release Date:

August 1918 (USA) See more »

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Box Office


$125,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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