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| Edward Dillon and Kate Bruce.
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B&W : One reel / 996 feet
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cast: Kate Bruce [the Confederate mother], Edward Dillon [John, her son and a Confederate soldier], Clara T. Bracey [the Union mother; and woman among the Confederate wellwishers], Edwin August [John, her son and a Union soldier], Dorothy West [the Confederate son’s finacée], Lucy Cotton [the Union son’s fiancée], W. Chrystie Miller [top-hatted old man among Confederate wellwishers], Lily Cahill [among the Confederate wellwishers], Dell Henderson [among the Confederate wellwishers; and a Union soldier], Jeanie Macpherson [among the Confederate wellwishers], Claire McDowell [among the Confederate wellwishers], Guy Hedlund [a Union soldier; and a Confederate soldier], Alfred Paget [a Union soldier], Charles H. West [a Union soldier; and a Confederate soldier], Frank Evans [a Confederate soldier], Francis J. Grandon [a Confederate soldier], J. Jiquel Lanoe [a Confederate soldier], W.C. Robinson [a Confederate soldier]
Biograph Company production; distributed by Biograph Company. / Scenario by John McDonagh. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 14 November 1910 by Biograph Company [J147671]. Released 7 November 1910. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Drama: Historical: Civil War.
Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive [35mm nitrate negative, 35mm paper positive]; in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive; and in the film holdings of Film Preservation Associates [35mm preservation negative].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: History: USA: American Civil War (1861-1865)
Listing updated: 21 May 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 42; Sloan-Loud p. 148; Spehr-American p. 2; Usai-Griffith-4 p. 211 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.