||Mary Pickford (left) and Mary Pickford.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Six reels
Directed by Marshall A. Neilan (Marshall Neilan)
Cast: Mary Pickford [Stella Maris; and Unity Blake], Conway Tearle [John Risca], Marcia Manon [Louise Risca], Ida Waterman [Lady Blount], Herbert Standing [Sir Oliver Blount], Josephine Crowell [Gladys Linden], Mrs. Coonleu [nurse], Teddy the dog [Teddy]
Mary Pickford Film Corporation production; distributed by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [Artcraft Pictures]. / Scenario by Frances Marion, from the novel Stella Maris by William John Locke. Production supervised by Marshall Neilan. Art direction by Wilfred Buckland. Assistant director, Nat Deverich. Cinematography by Walter Stradling. / © 12 January 1918 by Artcraft Pictures Corporation [LP11935]. Released 21 January 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The novel was subsequently filmed as Stella Maris (1925).
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.4253.
Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive; and in the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education film collection [35mm duplicate negative, 35mm duplicate positives].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Alcoholics - Crime: Murder - Death: Murder, Suicide - Marriage - Orphans
Listing updated: 13 August 2012.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.4253; Brownlow-Parade pp. 120, 128, 339; Everson-American p. 370; Eyman-Pickford p. 330; Higashi-Virgins pp. 44, 46, 47; Hirschhorn-Universal p. 50; Sinyard-Silent p. 75; Vermilye-Twenties p. 36 : Website-Pickford.
Home video: DVD.