Mary Pickford in Poor Little Peppina 1916 2

   Mary Pickford


Directed by               Sidney Olcott
Produced by             Mary Pickford Company
Scenario by               unknown          
Based on                    a screen story by Kate Jordan
Starring                     Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Antonio Maiori, Edwin Mordant, Edith Shayne
Cinematography       unknown       
Distributed by           Paramount Pictures Corporation
Release date               March 2, 1916
Running time             48 min.
Country                      United States
Language                    Silent film, English intertitles


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"Poor Little Peppina" is a crime drama. A lawyer's infant daughter is kidnapped in retaliation for his role in convicting a mafia member in Italy. Years later the girl leaves for the USA to escape an unwanted marriage, only to find herself in the clutches of the same mafia, which now operates across the Atlantic.

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 Eugene OBrien in Poor Little Peppina 1916 4

   Eugene O'Brien


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