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This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
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The Female of the Species
B&W : Short film
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cast: Charles H. West (Charles West) [the miner], Claire McDowell [the miner’s wife], Mary Pickford [her sister], Dorothy Bernard [the other woman]
Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / Released 15 April 1912. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Survival status: Print exists in the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education film collection [35mm duplicate negative].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Listing updated: 21 May 2012.
References: Film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 43; Card-Seductive p. 35; Eyman-Pickford p. 326; Spehr-American p. 1 : Website-IMDb; Website-Pickford.
Home video: DVD.