Anne of Green Gables (1919 film)

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Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables (1919 film).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by William Desmond Taylor
Produced by Realart Pictures
Written by Frances Marion (scenario)
Based on Anne of Green Gables 
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Starring Mary Miles Minter
Cinematography Hal Young
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • November 23, 1919 (1919-11-23) (United States)
Running time
60 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

Anne of Green Gables was a 1919 American silent comedy-drama film directed by William Desmond Taylor. The film was based upon the novel of the same name by Lucy Maud Montgomery.[1] By 1999, all prints of the film were believed to have been lost.[2][3]


Production notes[edit]

A lobby card depicting one of the scenes in the film.

Set in Prince Edward Island, Canada, the film was shot in Dedham, Massachusetts from August to October 1919 and released on November 23, 1919.[4]


  1. ^ Beauchamp, Cari (1998). Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood. University of California Press. p. 445. ISBN 0-520-21492-7. 
  2. ^ Anne of Green Gables at
  3. ^ Magill's Survey of Silent Films, Vol 1 A-FLA p.146 edited by Frank N. Magill c.1982 ISBN 0-89356-240-8 (3 book set ISBN 0-89356-239-4)
  4. ^ "Anne of Green Gables & Dedham". Dedham Historical Society Newsletter (May). 1998. [dead link]

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