Fanchon, the Cricket

Famous Players Film Company (1915)
Drama, Silent
USA | English | Black/White | 1h 15min

A young wild girl Fanchon ( Mary Pickford ) lives in a forest with her eccentric grandmother who is suspected by the villagers of being a witch. The unkempt Fanchon suffers from her grandmother's sorceress reputation. One day the girl rescues a boy from drowning and they fall in love, but Fanchon won't agree to marry him unless his father asks her. A year later the boy has fallen very ill and it is only the presence of the enchanting Fanchon that helps to restore his health.


Cast View all

Mary Pickford Fanchon - the Cricket
Jack Standing Landry Barbeau
Lottie Pickford Madelon
Gertrude Norman Old Fadette
Russell Bassett Landry's Father
Dick Lee Didier
Jack Pickford
Milton Berle Bit Role

Crew View all

Director James Kirkwood
Writer Frances Marion, James Kirkwood, George Sand
Photography Edward Wynard

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
617311685699 Blu-ray 1 Nov 13, 2018