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For His Son
(1912) American
B&W : Short film
Directed by D.W. Griffith

Cast: Blanche Sweet, Charles H. West, Robert Harron, [?] Dorothy Bernard?

Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Released 22 January 1912. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.


Survival status: Print exists in the film holdings of Worldview Entertainment (Paul Killiam collection).

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Addiction: Cocaine - Bottles - Crates - Death - Drugstores - Elopements - Engagements: Broken - Families: Father-son relationships, Fathers, Sons - Fiancees - Flowers - Furniture: Chairs, Desks - Greed - Hats: Top - Illness: Heart attacks - Medical: Doctors - Money - Morals - Offices - Pharmacies - Safes - Secretaries - Signage - Soda fountains - Soft drinks - Telephones - Tobacco: Cigarettes, Cigars - Wagons

Listing updated: 24 June 2009.

References: Film credits, film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 43; Drew-Speaking p. 285; Everson-American p. 48; Sloan-Loud p. 148; Spehr-American p. 2.

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