Works of Eleanor Gates (6 Works) by Eleanor Gates

Works of Eleanor Gates (6 Works)

byEleanor Gates

Kobo ebook | December 10, 2014

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Eleanor Gates was an American playwright who created seven plays that were staged on Broadway. Her best known work was the play The Poor Little Rich Girl, which was produced by her husband in 1913 and went on to be made as films for Mary Pickford in 1917 and for Shirley Temple in 1936. Gates separated from Frederick Moore when they found out they were not legally married.

Gates founded the Liberty Feature Film Company, which was said by Motion Picture News to be the only film company to be owned and managed by women. The company was led by the wife of an Alaskan businessman, Sadir Lindblom. In the year that it existed the company created several two reeler films.


The first film, produced in 1917, was The Poor Little Rich Girl, which starred Mary Pickford. Shirley Temple starred in the 1936 remake of the same name. The film story, created to cash in on the talents of the eight-year-old Temple and the rights to the "changing places" story, was obtained for $40,000 to Gates and an additional $20,000 to Mary Pickford's company which had made the 1917 film. The new film had made two million dollars by the end of 1939.



This book is contained 6 works;

 The Biography of a Prairie Girl

 Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher

 The Plow-Woman

 The Poor Little Rich Girl


 The Rich Little Poor Boy  

Title:Works of Eleanor Gates (6 Works)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 10, 2014Publisher:Unsecretbooks.comLanguage:English

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