Wee MacGregor's Sweetheart

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Wee MacGregor's Sweetheart
Directed by George Pearson
Written by John Joy Bell (stories)
Produced byGeorge Pearson
Starring Betty Balfour
Donald Macardle
Nora Swinburne
Production
company
Distributed by Jury Films
Release date
June 1922
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguagesSilent
English intertitles

Wee MacGregor's Sweetheart is a 1922 British silent romance film directed by George Pearson and starring Betty Balfour, Donald Macardle and Nora Swinburne. [1] [2] [3]

Contents

Plot

In Scotland, young Christina weds young MacGregor, despite objections from Christina's snobbish aunt.

Cast

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References

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  2. "Wee MacGregor's Sweetheart (1922) - - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  3. "The Wee Macgregor's Sweetheart (1923)".
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