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Henry Walthall and Francis Grandon
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by Billy Bitzer
Starring Henry B. Walthall, Florence Barker, W. Chrystie Miller, Francis J. Grandon
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date September 22, 1910
Country United States
Running time 11 m.
This film is part of our series 'Hidden Gems'. It can be watched by registered users who make a donation. For more details, please click here.
"The Oath and the Man" is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Just before the French Revolution a common man loses his wife when she leaves him for a nobleman. When the mobs take charge the man has a chance for revenge.
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The Oath and the Man
Henry Walthall lets Florence Barker try one of his perfumes in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Florence Barker laments her simple clothes when she catches the eyes of Francis Grandon in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Henry Walthall doesn't notice that Florence Barker keeps lamenting her simple clothes in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Florence Barker can't resist Francis Grandon's invitation in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Florence Barker is thrilled by her new clothes in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Henry Walthall wonders where his wife is in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Florence Barker gets a drink in a glass from Francis Grandon in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer. Elmer Booth is seen at the center of the picture.
Henry Walthall confronts Florence Barker and Francis Grandon in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Henry Walthall is helpless when Florence Barker rejects him in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Henry Walthall contemplates revenge against his wife and her new man in "The Oath and the Man" (1910), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
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