Fakes On the Film: Daredevil Stuff Mostly Real - Secrets of the Kinema
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Pollyanna (View more)
Eleanor H. Porter (based on the book by)
An orphan's optimistic outlook brings a change to the ill-tempered town in which she resides to her aunt.
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Monroe Lathrop divulges in the Los Angeles Times a few secrets which, reveals that, only a very small percentage of movie-picture scenes are faked. Most of the daredevil stuff is real. The picture-makers don't want the public to think that most of the extraordinary things they see are optical illusions. Several films had been mentioned in this article, for example, Bryant Washburn's 'The Six Best Cellars,' the 'giant' was the creation of W. L. Hall, a genius in the service of the Famous Players-Lasky Company. Another example includes Mary Pickford's 'Pollyanna.'
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