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Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by Billy Bitzer, Arthur Marvin
Starring Florence Lawrence, Dorothy West, David Miles, Arthur V. Johnson, Robert Harron
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date February 1, 1909
Country United States
Running time 9 m.
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Billy Bitzer shares the cinematography credit with Arthur Marvin. Arthur V. Johnson plays a policeman, Robert Harron is a messenger and Florence Lawrence is the first daughter. D.W. Griffith gets an acting credit as well, apart from the director's job. He is somewhere in the ball scene, but it is difficult to spot him.
"The Girls and Daddy" is a short crime drama directed by D.W. Griffith. We have a whole constellation of our stars taking part in this film: Billy Bitzer, Arthur V. Johnson, Robert Harron and Florence Lawrence.
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The Girls and Daddy
Florence Lawrence and Dorothy West visit the bank to make a withdrawal in "The Girls and Daddy" (1909) directed by D. W. Griffith.
Florence Lawrence doesn't notice that someone is listening in "The Girls and Daddy" (1909) directed by D. W. Griffith.
Robert Harron brings a message to David Miles in "The Girls and Daddy" (1909) directed by D. W. Griffith.
Florence Lawrence and Dorothy West make a barricade to stop the burglar in "The Girls and Daddy" (1909) directed by D. W. Griffith.
Florence Lawrence defends the place alone after sending her sister for help in "The Girls and Daddy" (1909) directed by D. W. Griffith.
Arthur Johnson is a policeman in "The Girls and Daddy" (1909) directed by D. W. Griffith.
Arthur Johnson is the policeman
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