The Rocky Road 1910 director DW Griffith 01

   Frank Powell and Stephanie Longfellow


Directed by                         D.W. Griffith
Produced by                       Biograph Company
Scenario by                         D.W. Griffith
Cinematography                G.W. Bitzer and Arthur Marvin
Starring                               Frank Powell, Stephanie Longfellow, George Nichols, Blanche Sweet
Distributed by                    Biograph Company
Release date                        January 3, 1910
Running time                      10 min.
Country                               United States
Language                             Silent, English intertitles


"The Rocky Road" is a short drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.


A woman runs away from her drinking husband and in the process loses her child. Years later the three of them meet again in dramatic circumstances.