Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917 film)

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 1917 poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Marshall Neilan
Written by Frances Marion
Based on Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
1903 novel 
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
1910 play
by Charlotte Thompson
Starring Mary Pickford
Eugene O'Brien
Cinematography Walter Stradling
Distributed by Artcraft Pictures Corporation
Release dates
  • September 22, 1917 (1917-09-22)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a 1917 silent comedy-drama film directed by Marshall Neilan based upon the novel of the same name by Kate Douglas Wiggin. This version is notable for having been adapted by famed female screenwriter Frances Marion. The film was made by the "Mary Pickford Company" and was an acclaimed box office hit. When the play premiered on Broadway in the 1910 theater season the part of Rebecca was played by Edith Taliaferro.[1][2][3]


Scene from the film

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm was filmed in Pleasanton, California.

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