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Little Lord Fauntleroy

'Little Lord Fauntleroy': "Ceddy" and the "Earl of Dorincourt".

Little Lord Fauntleroy is an iconic British film that was released back in 1980, based on the children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with the same title. Ever since it has been a Christmas classic!

The cast of Little Lord Fauntleroy

The cast of Little Lord Fauntleroy was made of dozens of actors. Among those that stood out the most were the following:

  • Rick Schroder as "Cedric Errol, Lord Fauntleroy"
  • Alec Guinness as "John Arthur Molyneux Errol, Earl of Dorincourt"
  • Eric Porter as "Mr. Havisham"
  • Connie Booth as "Mrs. Errol"
  • Colin Blakely as "Silas Hobbs"
  • Rachel Kempson as "Lady Lorradaile"
  • Carmel McSharry as "Mary"
  • Rolf Saxon as "Dick Tipton"

Fun Facts about Little Lord Fauntleroy

  • In 1914, the first film based on Little Lord Fauntleroy was released as a silent film. 
  • In addition, both in 1921 and 1980, films based on the same novel were also released. 
  • It had a budget of around six million dollars!
  • In 1988 an animated series was released that was also based on the same novel!