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|Directed by||James Leo Meehan|
|Written by||Jeanette Porter Meehan|
Gene Stratton Porter
|Based on||Laddie, A True Blue Story|
by Gene Stratton-Porter
|Produced by||Joseph P. Kennedy|
|Starring||John Bowers (actor)|
|Cinematography||Allen G. Siegler|
|Edited by||George Hively|
|Distributed by||Film Booking Offices of America|
Laddie, son of the Stantons, an Ohio pioneer family, falls in love with Pamela Pryor, daughter of a neighboring aristocratic English family, though the Pryors adopt a condescending attitude toward the Stanton family. Through the efforts of Little Sister, who knows of Laddie's love, the two secretly communicate, and Mr. Pryor takes a liking to Laddie when he tames a wild horse for him. Meanwhile, Shelley, a Stanton girl, falls in love with city lawyer Robert Paget; when he leaves her under mysterious circumstances, she returns home heartbroken. The Pryors, disgraced because of a false accusation against their son in England, are at length forced to accept Laddie. It develops that Paget is actually the banished son of the Pryors; after a strained crisis Pryor forgives his son, and Laddie and Pamela, Robert and Shelley, and the Stantons and the Pryors are happily united.
- John Bowers as Laddie Stanton
- Bess Flowers as Pamela Pryor
- Theodore Von Eltz as Robert Paget
- Eugenia Gilbert as Shelley Stanton
- David Torrence as Paul Stanton
- Eulalie Jensen as Mrs. Stanton
- Arthur Clayton as Mahlon Pryor
- Fanny Midgley as Mrs. Pryor
- Aggie Herring as Candace
- Gene Stratton Porter as Little Sister
- John Fox Jr. as Leon
The title character of Laddie is modeled after Stratton-Porter's deceased older brother, Leander, to whom she gave the nickname of Laddie. Stratton-Porter's brother drowned in the Wabash River on July 6, 1872, when he was a teenager. As in Stratton-Porter's own family, Laddie is connected with the land and identifies with Stratton-Porter's father's vocation of farming. The novel on which the film is based was published in 1913.
- Sound Mix - Silent
- Color - Black and White
- Aspect Ratio - 1.33 : 1
- Film Length - 1,944.65 m (7 reels)(UK), 2,112.55 m (7 reels)(USA)
- Negative Format - 35 mm
- Cinematographic Process - Spherical
- Printed Film Format - 35 mm
- "Laddie: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
- "Laddie (1926) - Overview - TCM.com". Turner Classic Movies.
- Judith Reick Long (1990). Gene Stratton-Porter: Novelist and Naturalist. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society. pp. 45. ISBN 0871950529.
- Pamela J. Bennett, ed. (September 1996). "Gene Stratton-Porter" (PDF). The Indiana Historian. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Bureau: 3–4. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
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