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Sentimental Tommy
(1921) United States of America
B&W : Eight reels / 7876 feet
Directed by John S. Robertson

Cast: Gareth Hughes [Tommy Sandys], May McAvoy [Grizel], Leila Frost [Elspeth Sandys], Malcolm Bradley [Dominoe Cathro], Harry L. Coleman [Corporal Shiach], Kempton Greene [Doctor David Gemmell], George Fawcett [Doctor McQueen], Virginia Valli [Lady Alice Pippinworth], Kate Davenport [Gavinia], Alfred Kappeler [the little minister], Mabel Taliaferro [the painted lady]

Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by Josephine Lovett, from the novels Sentimental Tommy and Tommy and Grizel by Sir James M. Barrie. Cinematography by Roy F. Overbaugh (Roy Overbaugh). Presented by Adolph Zukor. / © 27 May 1921 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP16592]. Released 29 May 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The production was shot at Paramount’s Astoria studios on Long Island, New York. Mary Astor’s film debut: her scenes were cut before the film’s release.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain [USA].

Listing updated: 6 December 2023.

References: Drew-Speaking pp. 111, 116, 122, 279 : ClasIm-302 p. 6; Photoplay-192306 p. 10 : Website-AFI; Website-ASFFDb.

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