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Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by Billy Bitzer
Starring Robert Harron, Kate Bruce, Walter Miller, Lionel Barrymore
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date May 17, 1913
Country United States
Running time 17 m.
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"The Yaqui Cur" is a short Indian drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring our stars Billy Bitzer and Robert Harron.
A young Indian man learns from white prospectors that self-sacrifice is the biggest virtue. Later he gets kicked out of the tribe and pays a heavy price.
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The Yaqui Cur
Robert Harron proudly smokes a cigarette like a white man in "The Yaqui Cur" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron shows a cigarette to Kate Bruce in "The Yaqui Cur" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron talks to Kate Bruce in "The Yaqui Cur" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron educates Kate Bruce in "The Yaqui Cur" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron reads while the other Indian warriors prepare for battle in "The Yaqui Cur" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron suffers as a castaway in "The Yaqui Cur" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron talks to Kate Bruce
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