Little Miss Smiles (1922)

Melodrama | 15 January 1922

Director:

John Ford

Cinematographer:

David Abel

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

The 8 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News reported that Jack Strumwasser and Dorothy Yost had completed the continuity for Little Aliens. ... More Less

The 8 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News reported that Jack Strumwasser and Dorothy Yost had completed the continuity for Little Aliens. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
18 Feb 1922
p. 867.
Film Daily
22 Jan 1922.
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Motion Picture News
8 Oct 1921
p. 1896.
Moving Picture World
28 Jan 1922
p. 428.
Moving Picture World
11 Feb 1922
p. 656.
Variety
10 Feb 1922
p. 34.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Little Aliens
Release Date:
15 January 1922
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
15 January 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17483
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,884
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Aaronson family, who live in a New York tenement, suffer many hardships according to their station in life, but their worst sorrow occurs when Mama Aaronson is diagnosed as going blind. While Davie wishes to become a prizefighter, his parents strenuously object to his ambition. On the other hand, their cheerful young daughter Esther is beloved by a popular young doctor, Jack Washton. Davie falls into bad company and shoots a gangster who insults his sister; he is eventually cleared of the crime, however, and Esther marries Dr. ... +


The Aaronson family, who live in a New York tenement, suffer many hardships according to their station in life, but their worst sorrow occurs when Mama Aaronson is diagnosed as going blind. While Davie wishes to become a prizefighter, his parents strenuously object to his ambition. On the other hand, their cheerful young daughter Esther is beloved by a popular young doctor, Jack Washton. Davie falls into bad company and shoots a gangster who insults his sister; he is eventually cleared of the crime, however, and Esther marries Dr. Jack. +

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