Henry Walthall and Florence Barker and Francis Grandon in The Oath and the Man 1910 director DW Griffith cinematographer Billy Bitzer 00

   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.


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"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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