How Could You, Jean?

William Desmond Taylor (director)
Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd (novel)
Frances Marion (screenwriter)
Mary Pickford, Casson Ferguson (starring)

US: Artcraft Pictures / Mary Pickford Company, 1918. Vintage borderless photograph from the 1918 film. With an identifying manuscript notation on the verso.

Based on the 1917 novel by Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd, about a young socialite and a millionaire, who meet and fall in love while pretending to be a cook and a hired hand, respectively. No known prints of the film survive, and it is considered lost.

8.75 x 7.75 inches, irregularly trimmed. Very Good plus. Diagonal crease to the top corner, with a short closed horizontal tear to one edge.

[Book #143521]