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In Years Past

April 5, 2014

In 1914, Mary Pickford, the most popular of all motion picture artists, would appear at the Winter Garden Theater in Jamestown the following Tuesday in David Balasco's dramatic success, "A Good Little Devil." After a successful run on the legitimate stage, the Famous Players Co., with the original cast, had put this play into the film in what was as pretty a fairy tale as had ever been produced.We found it impossible to say a word of adverse criticism for this offering and we do not have the space to tell about the unusual beauty, the novel features, the superb acting, the magnificent staging and the pathetic story, always relieved by bursts of humor. This production would take its rank among the film classics.



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