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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Arthur V Johnson and Mary Pickford and Mack Sennett in The Little Darling 1909 2

   Arthur Johnson, Mary Pickford and Mack Sennett