About the film
based on novel or book silent film
Fanchon, the Cricket
Release Date: May 10, 1915
|Production Companies||:||Famous Players Film Company|
|Writers||:||Frances Marion, James Kirkwood, George Sand|
A young wild girl, Fanchon, lives in a forest with her eccentric grandmother who is suspected by the villagers of being a witch. The unkempt Fanchon suffers from her grandmother's sorceress reputation. One day the girl rescues a boy from drowning and they fall in love, but Fanchon won't agree to marry him unless his father asks her. A year later the boy has fallen very ill and it is only the presence of the enchanting Fanchon that helps to restore his health.