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Brutality
(1912) American
B&W : Two reels
Directed by D.W. Griffith

Cast: Walter Miller [the young man], Mae Marsh [the young woman], Joseph Graybill [the victim of anger], Lionel Barrymore [at wedding], Clara T. Bracey [at wedding], John T. Dillon [at wedding; and outside bar], Walter P. Lewis [at wedding], Elmer Booth [actor in play], Henry B. Walthall [actor in play], Lillian Gish [a theater patron], William J. Butler [a theater patron], Harry Carey [a theater patron], Madge Kirby [a theater patron], Charles Hill Mailes [a theater patron], W.C. Robinson [a theater patron], Jack Pickford [a theater patron], Gus Pixley [a theater patron], J. Waltham [a theater patron], Frank Evans [a man outside the bar], Alfred Paget [a man outside the bar], Robert Harron, Dorothy Gish

Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / [?] From a screen story by D.W. Griffith? Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 29 November 1912 by Biograph Company [LU144]. Released 2 December 1912. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was rereleased in the USA on 1 October 1915.

Drama.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive (Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City collection) [incomplete 35mm duplicate negative (acquired 18 January 1979, 701 feet, FPD 8141), incomplete 35mm duplicate positive (acquired 18 January 1979, 701 feet, FEB 1867)].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Actors: Stage - Theaters: Stage - Weddings

Listing updated: 17 March 2012.

References: Barry-Griffith p. 43; LoC-MoPic-2 p. 98; Spehr-American p. 1 : Website-IMDb; Website-LoC.

 
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