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Mary Pickford and Charles West
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by Billy Bitzer
Starring Dell Henderson, Mary Pickford, Charles West, George Nichols, Robert Harron
Distributed by General Film Company
Release date January 5, 1911
Country United States
Running time 13 m.
This film is part of our series 'Hidden Gems'. It can be watched by registered users who make a donation. For more details, please click here.
"When a Man Loves" is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of two of our stars: actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
A country girl's suitor is rejected by her father in favor of a much older man, his old buddy. Robert Harron has a small part as the preacher's assistant.
We trust that silent film lovers will not judge harshly the quality of the print. Many early D.W. Griffith films are only available in a paper print format, and we are all very lucky that they have survived the trials of time for us to enjoy.
A scene with Dell Henderson, Mary Pickford and Robert Harron (on the right)
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