Appendix
A Florida Enchantment
(Vitagraph,
1914)
CAST
The text
of
the cast list
is
taken from the film's title captions.
Dr. Fred Cassadene, young doctor
for summer and winter hotels ............................ Sidney Drew
Miss Lillian Travers, a young northern heiress ............... Edith Storey
Major Horton, who believes in the New South, civilly ........ Charles Kent
Bessie Horton, a Florida flower who
does not wish to blush unseen .......................... Jane Morrow
1
Mrs. Stella Lovejoy, a fashionable New York widow ........... Ada Gifford
Jane, Miss Travers' mulatto maid .......................... Ethel Lloyd
2
Malvina, colored maid to Constancia ...................... Lillian Burns
Miss Constancia Oglethorpe, Miss Travers' aunt,
a Florida maiden of mature years ........................ Grace Stevens
Mr. Stockton Remington, a hunter after
fossils and phosphates ................................ Allan Campbell
Charley Wilkes, an orange grower .................. Cortland van Deusen
Gustavus Duncan, porter at hotel ......................... Frank O'Neil
I
Jane Morrow was the stage name of Lucille McVey, who was married to actor and
director Sidney Drew.
2
The black characters-Jane, as well as two other servants, Malvina and Gus-are
played by white actors in black makeup. In his brief criticism of
A Florida Enchant-
ment
in
Slow Fade to Black: The Negro in American Film,
1900-1942
(New York: Oxford
University Press,
1977;
reprint,
1993),
Thomas Cripps states that the film included
"a single actual Negro"
(24)
but has been unable to identify this character or actor's
name. Personal correspondence with the author, August,
1994.
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