`Lost` 1927 Mickey Rooney film set to be restored

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014 - 16:16

Washington: Mickey Rooney`s lost film from 1927 called `Mickey`s Circus`, is set to be restored through landmark Dutch-American collaboration.

The short film featuring 6-year-old Rooney in his first starring role, has been recently unearthed in the Netherlands and the San Francisco-based National Film Preservation Foundation and the esteemed EYE Filmmuseum of Amsterdam are partnering to bring it into public view.

`Mickey`s Circus`, from Larry Darmour Productions, stars Rooney as Mickey McGuire, the ringmaster of a kids` circus, among dozens of early American silent pictures that are slated for preservation.


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First Published: Monday, March 31, 2014 - 16:16

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