Owen Moore and David Miles in The Violin Maker of Cremona 1909 director DW Griffith cinematographer Billy Bitzer 03  

   Owen Moore and David Miles


Directed by                         D.W. Griffith
Produced by                       Biograph Company
Scenario by                         Frank E. Woods, from the play by Françoise Coppée
Cinematography                G.W. Bitzer
Starring                               David Miles, Mary Pickford, Owen Moore,  Mack Sennett, Arthur V. Johnson
Distributed by                    Biograph Company
Release date                        June 7, 1909
Running time                      12 min.
Country                               United States
Language                             Silent, English intertitles


"The Violin Maker of Cremona" is a short drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of our star Billy Bitzer. Arthur V. Johnson gets an acting credit, but it is difficult to spot him.


The annual contest for the best violin turns serious when the winner is promised the hand of the town's beauty.



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