D W Griffith: Director 3 (Silent)/(B&W) : D. W. Griffith: Director 3 (Silent) / (B&W)

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Ten early shorts directed by Griffith - 112 Minutes 1. The Violin Maker of Cremona Release date June 7, 1909. Cameraman: G. W. Bitzer. Cast: Herbert Prior (Taddeo Ferrari); Mary Pickford (Giannina, his daughter): Owen Moore (Sandro); David Miles (Filippo, the cripple); Harry Solter (Judge); Marion Leonard (His companion); Anthony O'Sullivan, Charles Avery (Workers); Mack Sennett, John R. Cumpson, Arthur Johnson, Violet Mersereau, Charles Avery (In crowd). 2. The Lonely Villa Release date June 10, 1909. Cameramen: Arthur Marvin, G. W. Bitzer. Cast: David Miles (Robert Cullison); Marion Leonard (Mrs. Cullison); Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford, Adele De Garde (Their children); Owen Moore, Anthony O'Sullivan, Herbert Prior (Burglars); Anita Hendrie (Maid); Mack Sennett (Butler); Mack Sennett (Policeman); John R. Cumpson, Arthur Johnson, Violet Mersereau, Charles Avery (At inn); James Kirkwood (Among rescuers). 3. The Son's Return Release date June 14, 1909. Cameramen: G. W. Bitzer, Arthur Marvin. Cast: ? (Will Sanderson; Herbert Prior (His father); Anita Hendrie (His mother); Mary Pickford (Mary Clark); Harry Solter (Employer); Mack Sennett, Anthony O'Sullivan (Creditors); Owen Moore (In bank); David Miles, Mack Sennett (Neighbors); Charles Avery (Extra). 4. Her First Biscuits Release date June 17, 1909. Cameraman: G. W. Bitzer. Cast: John R. Cumpson (Mr. Jones); Florence Lawrence (Mrs. Jones); Anita Hendrie, Arthur Johnson, Mack Sennett, Marion Leonard, Owen Moore, David Miles, Herbert Prior, Mary Pickford, Violet Mersereau, Charles Avery (Biscuit victims); George O. Nicholls (Policeman); Anthony O'Sullivan (Workman); ? (Thief); Jeannie MacPherson (Secretary); Anita Hendrie (In crowd). 5. The Way of a Man Release date June 28, 1909. Cameramen: G. W. Bitzer, Arthur Marvin. Cast: Arthur Johnson (Tom Herne); Florence Lawrence (Mabel Jarrett); Mary Pickford (Winnie, her cousin); Flora Finch (Mother); Gladys Egan (Child); James Kirkwood (Father); Mack Sennett, Anthony O'Sullivan (Butlers); Marion Leonard, Owen Moore, Gladys Egan, Herbert Prior, Gertrude Robinson, David Miles, Violet Mersereau, Frank Powell (Wedding guests); Gladys Egan (At Bide-A-Wee). 6. The Country Doctor Release date July 8, 1909. Cameraman: G. W. Bitzer. Cast: Frank Powell (Doctor Harcourt); Florence Lawrence (His wife); Gladys Egan (Edith, their daughter); Kate Bruce (Poor mother); Mary Pickford (Elder daughter); Adele de Garde (Sick daughter); Rose King (maid). 7. The Cardinal's Conspiracy Release date July 12, 1909. Cameraman: G. W. Bitzer. Cast: Herbert Yost (The King); Frank Powell (Visiting nobleman); Florence Lawrence (Princess); Lottie Pickford, ? (Her servants); James Kirkwood (The cardinal); ? (Two ladies); William A. Quirk (Barber); Arthur Johnson, Anthony O'Sullivan, Mack Sennett, John R. Cumpson, (Musketeers); Mary Pickford (Disguised servant); ? (Two spies); John R. Cumpson, Rose King, William A. Quirk, Owen Moore, Charles Avery (Members of court). 8. The Renunciation Release date July 19, 1909. Cameramen: G. W. Bitzer, Arthur Marvin. Cast: Mary Pickford (Kittie Ryan); Anthony O'Sullivan (Steve Ryan, her uncle); James Kirkwood (Joe Fielding); Harry Solter (Sam Waters); William A. Quirk (Kittie's fiance'). 9. A Strange Meeting Release date August 2, 1909. Cameraman: G. W. Bitzer. Cast: Stephanie Longfellow (Mary Rollins); Arthur Johnson (Reverend John Stanton); William A. Quirk (Drunk); Frank Powell, Henry B. Walthall (Thieves); Mack Sennett, George Siegmann, Anthony O'Sullivan (In congregation); Owen Moore, John R. Cumpson, Kate Bruce, James Kirkwood, Lottie Pickford, Charles Avery (At party). 10. The Broken Locket Release date September 16, 1909. Cameraman: G. W. Bitzer. Cast: Frank Powell (George Peabody); Mary Pickford (Ruth King); Kate Bruce (Her mother); Gertrude Robinson (Her friend); Arthur Johnson (Mr. Joplin); Mack Sennett (Peabody's companion); Marion Leonard (Mexican woman); Henry B. Wathall (Mexican man); George O. Nicholls (Doctor); ? (Bartender); James Kirkwood, Owen Moore (At bar table); Will