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The Battle at Elderbush Gulch
Also known as The Battle of Elderbush Gulch in the USA : {The Battle of Elderberry Gulch}
(1914) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by D.W. Griffith

Cast: Mae Marsh [Sally Cameron], Lillian Gish [Melissa Harlow], Robert Harron [Mr. Harlow, her husband], Charles Hill Mailes, Kate Bruce, Alfred Paget, Vergie Clarke, Henry B. Walthall, W. Chrystie Miller [a settler], Elmo Lincoln [extra], Elmer Booth, Harry Carey, Dell Henderson, William A. Carroll, W.C. Robinson, [?] Blanche Sweet?, [?] Lionel Barrymore?

Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by D.W. Griffith. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 1 July 1913 by Biograph Company [LU893]. © 15 July 1913 by Biograph Company [LP1807]. Released 28 March 1914. / [?] Biograph 35mm spherical format and/or Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format? / The production was shot on-location in 1913 near San Fernando, California. The film was reedited and retitled by M.G. Cohn and J.F. Natteford, presented by Nathan Hirsh, and rereleased by Aywon Film Corporation in the 1920s.

Drama: Western.

Survival status: Print exists [35mm positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Animals: Dogs (Puppies), Horses - Attacks - Baskets - Children: Babies, Infants - Death - Families: Mothers (Distraught) - Fires - Log cabins - Mexicans - Native Americans - Quilts - Prayers - Rescues - Revenge - Soldiers - Street scenes - Teepees - Trap doors - Troops - Trunks - USA: California: San Fernando - Weapons: Guns, Knives, Rifles

Listing updated: 5 August 2008.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 43; Brownlow-Parade p. 56; Everson-American pp. 45-46, 72-74, 369; Fell-History pp. 56, 59, 63; Kerr-Silent p. 8; Kobal-Fifty p. 15; Lahue-Gentlemen p. 146; LoC-MoPic-2 p. 48; McCaffrey-Guide p. 6; Niver-Early p. 25; Niver-First pp. 163, 164; Spehr-American p. 1; Weaver-Twenty p. 145.

Home video: DVD.

 
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