• Daddy Long Legs (1919)

Daddy Long Legs

Release Date: 1919

DVD Release Date: November 23rd, 1999

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

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."

Cast: Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, Percy Haswell, Fay Lemport, Mahlon Hamilton, Lillian Langdon, Betty Bouton, Audrey Chapman

Director: Marshall Neilan

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Emotional, Forbidden love, Mystery, Growing up, Touching, Love triangle, Love