The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917)





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Mary Pickford stars as Gwendolyn, the daughter of a wealthy family who has everything she could ever want--except the attention of her parents.
Classics , Comedy , Drama
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Charles Wellesley
as Gwendolyn's Father
Frank B. Andrews
as Potter, the Butler
Madlaine Traverse
as Gwendolyn's Mother
Mary Pickford
as Gwendolyn
Frank McGlynn Sr.
as The plumber
Emile La Croix
as The Organ Grinder
Marcia Harris
as Miss Royale
Charles Craig
as Thomas
Frank Andrews
as Potter
Herbert Prior
as The doctor
George Gernon
as Johnny Blake
Maxine Hicks
as Susie May Squaggs
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Critic Reviews for The Poor Little Rich Girl

All Critics (1)

Grim tale of neglected rich girl is best in strange fantasy sequences.

Full Review… | December 31, 2010
Classic Film and Television

Audience Reviews for The Poor Little Rich Girl


The Poor Little Rich Girl has very charming Mary Pickford in the central role, some very inventive intertitle design, entertaining and endearing plot filled with a couple of funny as well as intriguing fantasy sequences, but the script is too simplistic with some unbelievable, head-scratching dialogue and the editing is problematic because the whole picture is very abrupt, short and rushed. It is charming, involving and very modern in some regards, but it's a deeply flawed film nevertheless with a troubling script and too short running time.

David Lazovic
David Lazovic

My first silent film and it was better than I expected. Mary Pickford was really good & I see why she was famous during the silent film era.

Heather Barry
Heather Barry

Great story, well exacuted with good actors and good effects for the time. This is a must see. Nothing else I can say just go see it.

Mitchell Glass
Mitchell Glass

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