||Frame enlargement: Russell Merritt collection;
courtesy Le Giornate del Cinema Muto.
The House of Darkness
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.
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.