Celebrating women film makers at Hackney Picture House

Sun 11 March 4pm Hackney Picturehouse, Mare Street London E8 1HE

US 1926 Dir. William Beaudine 84min. Evil Mr Grimes (Gustav von Seyffertitz) runs a baby farm deep in the heart of a hideous swamp. The children are housed in squalid conditions with only quick-witted orphan Molly (Mary Pickford) there to protect them. Blending comedy, melodrama, action and horror this superb Pickford production had Ernst Lubitsch describe it to her as one of the eight wonders of the world.

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