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Mae Marsh and Robert Harron
Directed by D. W. Griffith
Produced by Biograph Company
Scenario by D. W. Griffith
Starring Charles Hill Mailes, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, Walter Miller, Jennie Lee, Kate Bruce
Cinematography Billy Bitzer
Distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated
Release date July 6, 1913
Running time 20 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
This film is part of our Silent Gems Collection and the DVD is available on Ebay. This film is on DVD "Robert Harron Rare Shorts". You can also obtain the films from our Silent Gems Collection as a reward for donation. For details click here.
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"The Reformers" is a short drama, included in our program to illustrate the work of two of our stars: actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
A man joins the League of Civic Purity to reform society, but will he be able to rein his own household?
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Robert Harron and Mae Marsh take a break from homework to read a forbidden magazine in "The Reformers" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Robert Harron and Mae Marsh are interrupted by Charles Hill Mailes in "The Reformers" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Charles Hill Mailes brings the police to stop people from having a beer in "The Reformers" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Charles Hill Mailes brings the police to stop people from dancing in "The Reformers" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Charles Hill Mailes and other reformers triumph when pubs are closed in "The Reformers" (1913), directed by D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Mae Marsh and Robert Harron
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