Florence La Badie and James Cruze in The Marble Heart 1913 01

   Florence La Badie and James Cruze


Directed by                     unknown
Produced by                   Thanhouser Company
Based on                         the play by Charles Selby
Starring                          James Cruze, Florence La Badie, Marguerite Snow, William Russell
Cinematography by      unknown
Distributed by                Mutual Film
Release date                    May 13, 1913
Running time                  27 minutes
Country                           United States
Language                         Silent film, English intertitles


We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of our star Florence La Badie.


"The Marble Heart" is a short drama.  A talented sculptor is heartbroken when the woman he loves rejects him for a rich man.

A special acknowledgement

Let's all give our thanks to Ned Thanhouser for the outstanding work he has done for the past 25+ years in archives around the globe to acquire and publish on DVD and online Thanhouser films starring Florence La Badie. 

You can learn about Ned Thanhouser's new documentary and watch free online full length videos of surviving Thanhouser films featuring other stars here:



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Florence La Badie in The Marble Heart 1913 06

   Florence La Badie