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Arthur Johnson wears mustaches and smokes a cigar
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by Billy Bitzer
Starring Mary Pickford, Mack Sennett, Arthur V. Johnson
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date September 2, 1909
Country United States
Running time 2 m. 22 s.
"The Little Darling" is a very short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of two of our stars: actor Arthur Johnson and cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
A bunch of bachelors in a boarding house receive the news that a little girl will pay a visit. However, after all buy toys, they get a big surprise.
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The Little Darling
Arthur V. Johnson and Mack Sennett meet Mary Pickford at the station in "The Little Darling" (1909), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Mack Sennett and Arthur V. Johnson introduce Mary Pickford to the rest in "The Little Darling" (1909), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Mary Pickford is met with surprise in "The Little Darling" (1909), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Mary Pickford tries to figure out everybody's surprise in "The Little Darling" (1909), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Arthur Johnson, Mary Pickford and Mack Sennett
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