|Jack and the Beanstalk|
|Directed by|| Chester Franklin |
|Produced by||William Fox|
|Written by||Chester M. Franklin |
|Starring|| Francis Carpenter |
Virginia Lee Corbin
|Cinematography|| Harry W. Gerstad |
Frank B. Good
|Distributed by||Fox Film|
|July 30, 1917|
±Jack and the Beanstalk is a 1917 American silent fantasy film directed by Chester Franklin and Sidney Franklin and starring Francis Carpenter, Virginia Lee Corbin and Violet Radcliffe.
Jack and the Beanstalk is a 1952 American family comedy film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. It is a comic revision of the classic Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale.
Virginia Lee Corbin was an American silent film actress. Corbin began her career as a child actress in 1916, when she was billed as Baby Virginia Corbin, and went on to become a youthful flapper in the 1920s. She was one of the many silent stars that would not make it in the sound era, and retired from acting in the early 1930s.
Sidney Arnold Franklin was an American film director and producer. Franklin, like William C. deMille, specialized in adapting literary works or Broadway stage plays.
"Jack and the Beanstalk" is an English fairy tale. It appeared as "The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean" in 1734 and as Benjamin Tabart's moralized "The History of Jack and the Bean-Stalk" in 1807. Henry Cole, publishing under pen name Felix Summerly, popularized the tale in The Home Treasury (1845), and Joseph Jacobs rewrote it in English Fairy Tales (1890). Jacobs' version is most commonly reprinted today, and is believed to be closer to the oral versions than Tabart's because it lacks the moralizing.
Going Straight is a 1916 American silent crime drama film directed by C.M. Franklin and S.A. Franklin. The film stars Norma Talmadge and is one of the few films featuring her that still exists.
"Jack and the Beanstalk" is an English fairy tale.
Jack and the Beanstalk is a 1974 Japanese animated feature film produced by Group TAC and Nippon Herald Films and directed by Gisaburō Sugii. Styled after classical Western animation, it is a musical fantasy based on the fairy tale of the same name with the screenplay by Shūji Hirami, music organization by Yū Aku and songs and score composed and arranged by Takashi Miki with Shun'ichi Tokura and Tadao Inōe. It was released in Japan on July 20, 1974 and in the United States by Columbia Pictures in 1976.
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Treasure Island is a 1918 American silent adventure film based on the 1883 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. This is one of many silent versions of the story and is noteworthy because it is almost entirely acted by child or teenage actors. The film was co-directed by brothers Sidney and Chester Franklin. The film is one of Fox's Sunset Kiddies productions following in the wake of previous Kiddie productions like Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp. This is a lost film.
Let Katie Do It is a 1916 American silent film drama directed by Chester and Sidney Franklin and was produced by D. W. Griffith's Fine Arts company. It is also known as Let Katy Do It. A copy is preserved in the Library of Congress collection and UCLA Film & TV.
The Madonna's Secret is a 1946 American film noir crime film directed by Wilhelm Thiele and starring Francis Lederer, Gail Patrick, Ann Rutherford and Edward Ashley.
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp is a 1917 silent film fantasy directed by Chester and Sidney Franklin and produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation.
The Little School Ma'am is a 1916 American drama silent black and white film directed by C.M. Franklin and S.A. Franklin, and written by Bernard McConville and Frank E. Woods. It stars Dorothy Gish.
Driven from Home is a 1927 American silent drama film directed by James Young and starring Ray Hallor, Virginia Lee Corbin and Pauline Garon.
Jazzland is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Dallas M. Fitzgerald and starring Bryant Washburn, Vera Reynolds and Carroll Nye.
Francis Carpenter (1910–1973) was an American child actor active in films of the silent era. He co-starred with Virginia Lee Corbin in several film such as Jack and the Beanstalk.
Violet Radcliffe was a child actress active during Hollywood's silent era. She appeared in several dozen films for Fine Arts, Fox, and Pathe, and was frequently cast as a villain or as a little boy. One of her best-known roles was as Dirty Face Dan in a number of serials.
The Babes in the Woods is a 1917 American silent fantasy film directed by Chester M. Franklin and Sidney Franklin and starring Francis Carpenter, Virginia Lee Corbin and Violet Radcliffe.
Ace High is a 1918 American silent western film directed by Lynn Reynolds and starring Tom Mix, Lloyd Perl and Lewis Sargent.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves is a 1918 American silent adventure film directed by Chester M. Franklin and Sidney Franklin and starring Georgie Stone, Gertrude Messinger and Lewis Sargent.
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