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HELEN'S BABIES


PRESERVATION STATUS: Restored thanks to the efforts of "Baby Peggy".UPDATE 9/8/98: Reel 4 is missing. Has been screened on the east coast. MoMA has a print with English Titles. May be released to video soon. Film is at The UCLA film archive. Titles in Russian.

Principal Pictures. October 12, 1924. Silent. b&w. 35mm. 6 reels, 5,620 ft.

Presented by Sol Lesser. Produced by: Sol Lesser. Directed by: William A. Seiter. Adaptation: Hope Loring, Louis D. Lighton. Photographed by: William Daniels. Aditional Photography: Glen MacWilliams. Film Editor: Owen Marks.

Cast: Baby Peggy (Toddie), Clara Bow (Alice Mayton), Jean Carpenter (Budge), Edward Everett Horton (Uncle Harry), Claire Adams (Helen Lawrence), George Reed (Rastus), Mattie Peters (housekeeper), Richard Tucker (Tom Lawrence).

COMEDY-DRAMA: Source: John Habberton, Helen's Babies (Boston, c1876).

"...concerns a little girl who makes life rather miserable for her bachelor uncle, who is left in charge of the child while her parents tour abroad." (Information from "The American Film Institute of Feature Films".)



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