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ETR
22 Feb 19
p. 919.
MPN
22 Feb 19
p. 1228.
MPW
22 Feb 19
p. 1108.
Variety
30 Aug 19
p. 1374.
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LITERARY
Loosely based on the poem "Pippa Passes" by Robert Browning (London, 1841).
DETAILS
Release Date:
16 February 1919
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marie, a little orphan girl living with a tavern keeper called M'sieu, brings happiness into the lives of M'sieu's patrons with her sayings and songs which have the effect on people of replacing their evil thoughts with good ones. She becomes the constant companion of Absinthe, an old musician who now plays at the tavern, but who earlier had accompanied a great singer until he was dismissed because of drinking. One day Marie finds Claire, the daughter of the now deceased singer, at the river bank, contemplating death. Marie brings Claire to the inn, where she helps out and eventually falls in love with Philip, a frequenter of the tavern, due to Marie's effort to rehabilitate Philip with her ... +


Marie, a little orphan girl living with a tavern keeper called M'sieu, brings happiness into the lives of M'sieu's patrons with her sayings and songs which have the effect on people of replacing their evil thoughts with good ones. She becomes the constant companion of Absinthe, an old musician who now plays at the tavern, but who earlier had accompanied a great singer until he was dismissed because of drinking. One day Marie finds Claire, the daughter of the now deceased singer, at the river bank, contemplating death. Marie brings Claire to the inn, where she helps out and eventually falls in love with Philip, a frequenter of the tavern, due to Marie's effort to rehabilitate Philip with her singing. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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