The Beggar Maid (1921)

NR 09/25/1921 (US) Drama 30m
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The painter Burne-Jones and his famed painting "The Beggar Maid" are depicted in this speculative drama about the creation of the painting. Burne-Jones plays matchmaker for a young British nobleman who has fallen in love with a servant girl on his estate. The artist shows that love can thrive between members of different classes by depicting on canvas a picture from Tennyson's poem about the love of King Cophetua for a beggar maid. As he relates the story of the poem in words and through his painting, the young earl sees the application to his own situation.

  1. Herbert Blaché

    Director

  2. Reginald Denny

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Reginald Denny

    Reginald Denny

    The Earl of Winston / King Cophetua

  2. Mary Astor

    Mary Astor

    Peasant Girl / Beggar Maid

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Original Language English

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28

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