Their First Misunderstanding

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Their First Misunderstanding
Directed by Thomas H. Ince
George Loane Tucker
Produced by Carl Laemmle
Written by George Loane Tucker
Starring Mary Pickford
Cinematography Tony Gaudio
Distributed by Motion Picture Distributing and Sales Company
Release date
  • January 9, 1911 (1911-01-09)
Running time
10 minutes (one reel; 304 meters)
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

Their First Misunderstanding is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by Thomas H. Ince and starring Mary Pickford and Owen Moore. Pickford and Moore married on January 7, 1911.[1]


Preservation status

Their First Misunderstanding was believed to be a lost film until a copy was discovered in a barn in New Hampshire in 2006.[2]

The film is intact, apart from the first minute, which had disintegrated over time.[3] The remaining footage was restored and is currently preserved at the Library of Congress and the Keene State College Film Society.[1][4]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Silent Era: Their First Misunderstanding". Silent Era. Retrieved September 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Lost Mary Pickford film to be screened". BBC News. Retrieved September 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lost Mary Pickford film found in barn to be screened next month". CTV News. Retrieved September 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Silent film star footage discovered and restored". BBC News. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 

External links

  • Their First Misunderstanding on IMDb
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