Daddy-Long-Legs 1919

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7.8/10 IMDb

After growing up in an orphanage, Jerusha “Judy” Abbott (Mary Pickford) discovers that she has a mysterious benefactor who is willing to pay her college tuition. Developing into a bright and beautiful woman, Judy receives attention from both a young suitor, Jimmie McBride (Marshall Neilan), and a rich older man, Jarvis Pendleton (Mahlon Hamilton). She doesn’t realize that the latter is actually her sponsor, the enigmatic figure that she knows only as “Daddy-Long-Legs.”

Director: Marshall Neilan

Stars: Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, Percy Haswell

 

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