Florence Lawrence in The Peachbasket Hat 1909 director DW Griffith cinematographer Billy Bitzer 01

   Florence Lawrence


Directed by                         D.W. Griffith
Produced by                       Biograph Company
Scenario by                         D.W. Griffith
Cinematography                G.W. Bitzer, Arthur Marvin
Starring                               Florence Lawrence, John R. Cumpson, Anita Hendrie, Arthur V. Johnson, Mack Sennett, Mary Pickford
Distributed by                    Biograph Company
Release date                        June 24, 1909
Running time                      11 min.
Country                               United States
Language                             Silent, English intertitles


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"The Peachbasket Hat" is a short comedy directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of Florence Lawrence, Arthur V. Johnson and Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.


Arthur Johnson in The Peachbasket Hat 1909 director DW Griffith cinematographer Billy Bitzer 01

   Arthur Johnson is the policeman delivering justice


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