Little Dorrit (1920 film)
Little Dorrit is a 1920 British silent historical drama film directed by Sidney Morgan and starring Lady Tree, Langhorn Burton and Joan Morgan.
|Directed by||Sidney Morgan|
|Produced by||Frank E. Spring|
|Written by||Charles Dickens (novel) |
|Starring||Lady Tree |
|Distributed by||Butcher's Film Service|
The film tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in London. Amy and her family's world is transformed when her boss's son, Arthur Clennam, returns from overseas to solve his family's mysterious legacy and discovers that their lives are interlinked.
- Lady Tree as Mrs. Clenman
- Langhorn Burton as Arthur Clenman
- Joan Morgan as Amy Dorrit
- Compton Coutts as Pancks
- Arthur Lennard as William Dorrit
- J. Denton-Thompson as John Chivers
- George Foley as Merdle
- George Bellamy as Fred Dorrit
- Arthur Walcott as Flintwick
- Judd Green as Old Bob
- Betty Doyle as Fanny Dorrit
- Mary Lyle as Mrs. Merdle
- Low p.400
- Tree, Lady; Burton, Langhorn; Morgan, Joan; Coutts, Compton (1 August 1920), Little Dorrit, retrieved 14 May 2017
- Low, Rachael. The History of the British Film 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.
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