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Frame enlargement: Russell Merritt collection;
courtesy Le Giornate del Cinema Muto.
 
The House of Darkness
(1913) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by D.W. Griffith

Cast: Charles Hill Mailes, Dorothy Bernard, Lillian Gish, Lionel Barrymore, Claire McDowell, Alfred Paget

Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by Jere F. Looney. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / Released 10 May 1913. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

Drama.

Synopsis: An insane man is rehabilitated by the power of music.

Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Insane asylums - Musical instruments: Pianos

Listing updated: 11 August 2009.

References: Film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 43; Spehr-American p. 2; Weaver-Twenty p. 145.

 
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