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       The 31 Oct 1914 New York Clipper reported that Famous Players loaned Marguerite Clark to the Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co. for “a limited time,” in order for her to appear in her third film, The Goose Girl. One movie company lending a contract star to another, the 31 Oct 1914 New York Clipper said, “is absolutely unprecedented in film history.” The two companies ultimately merged into one, the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation.
This film was re-issued by Paramount in its Success Series on 8 Dec 1918. ...

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       The 31 Oct 1914 New York Clipper reported that Famous Players loaned Marguerite Clark to the Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co. for “a limited time,” in order for her to appear in her third film, The Goose Girl. One movie company lending a contract star to another, the 31 Oct 1914 New York Clipper said, “is absolutely unprecedented in film history.” The two companies ultimately merged into one, the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation.
This film was re-issued by Paramount in its Success Series on 8 Dec 1918.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
6 Feb 15
p. 212, 230
MPN
9 Jan 15
p. 35, 42, 57
MPN
30 Jan 15
p. 1.
MPW
6 Feb 15
p. 809.
MPW
13 Feb 15
p. 1048.
MPW
7 Dec 18
p. 1117.
New York Clipper
31 Oct 1914
p. 13.
NYDM
28 Oct 1916
p. 42.
Variety
29 Jan 1915
p. 24.
Variety
29 Nov 1918
p. 41.
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 January 1915
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co., Inc.
12 January 1915
LU4166
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,996
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Count Von Herbeck, an ambitious chancellor to the Grand Duke of Ehrenstein, secretly marries and has a daughter. At the urging of his dying wife, the count kidnaps the duke's infant daughter and substitutes his own in the castle so that she may live in the style of a great lady. The real princess, abandoned by the gypsies who abducted her for the count, is raised by peasants and given the name "Goose Girl." The young King Frederick is betrothed to the impostor princess of Ehrenstein, whom he has never seen, but before the wedding takes place, he runs away and roams the countryside, where he encounters and falls in love with the Goose Girl. After a series of adventures, during which Frederick decides to wed the false princess for the good of the country, the Goose Girl's true identity is revealed, and Frederick is delighted to learn that he is now betrothed to the girl of his ...

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Count Von Herbeck, an ambitious chancellor to the Grand Duke of Ehrenstein, secretly marries and has a daughter. At the urging of his dying wife, the count kidnaps the duke's infant daughter and substitutes his own in the castle so that she may live in the style of a great lady. The real princess, abandoned by the gypsies who abducted her for the count, is raised by peasants and given the name "Goose Girl." The young King Frederick is betrothed to the impostor princess of Ehrenstein, whom he has never seen, but before the wedding takes place, he runs away and roams the countryside, where he encounters and falls in love with the Goose Girl. After a series of adventures, during which Frederick decides to wed the false princess for the good of the country, the Goose Girl's true identity is revealed, and Frederick is delighted to learn that he is now betrothed to the girl of his heart.

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