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Robert Harron and Florence La Badie
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Produced by Biograph Company
Cinematography G.W. Bitzer
Starring Robert Harron, Florence La Badie, Gladys Egan, W. Chrystie Miller
Distributed by The General Film Company
Release date July 13, 1911
Running time 14 min.
Country United States
Language Silent, English intertitles
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"Bobby the Coward" is a short drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of 3 stars of Silent Hall of Fame - actress Florence La Badie, actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Bobby is considered a coward, because he refuses to stand up to some street bullies. Will he show his true character when they later try to rob him in his home? Will he win back the girl he loves?
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Bobby the Coward
Robert Harron looks for work in "Bobby the Coward" (1911), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron is rejected by Florence La Badie in "Bobby the Coward" (1911), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron notices that he is being followed in "Bobby the Coward" (1911), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron is wary of somebody following him in "Bobby the Coward" (1911), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron is alerted by Gladys Egan about some noise in "Bobby the Coward" (1911), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron confronts the burglars in "Bobby the Coward" (1911), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
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