||Charles H. West (left), unknown, unknown,
Gladys Egan and W. Chrystie Miller.
Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
In the Border States
B&W : One reel / 990 feet
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cast: Charles H. West [the young father, a Union soldier], [?] ? [the young mother], Gladys Egan [their youngest daughter], [?] ? [their older daughter], W. Chrystie Miller [the grandfather], Dorothy West, Henry B. Walthall [the Confederate soldier], William J. Butler [a Confederate soldier], Edward Dillon [a Confederate soldier], Frank Evans [a Confederate soldier], Guy Hedlund [a Confederate soldier], Dell Henderson [a Union officer], [?] Verner Clarges? [a Union officer], John T. Dillon [a Union soldier], Henry Lehrman [a Union soldier], Alfred Paget [a Union soldier], Mack Sennett [a Union soldier], Francis J. Grandon [the Union surgeon], [?] ? [a sentry], Adele de Garde, Anthony O’Sullivan
Biograph Company production; distributed by Biograph Company. / Scenario by Stanner E.V. Taylor. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 15 June 1910 by Biograph Company [J142348]. Released 13 June 1910. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot on 3-14 May 1910 on location and at the Biograph studios. Location photography was taken at Delaware Water Gap, New Jersey.
Drama: Historical: Civil War.
Survival status: Prints exist in the Museum of Modern Art film archive [35mm nitrate negative]; and in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Animals: Pigs - Barns - Beds - Birds: Chicken - Books - Bows - Bridges - Buckets - Candles - Candlesticks - Chases - Crosses - Doors - Farewells - Fire - Flags: American - Furniture: Chairs: Rocking - History: USA: American Civil War (1861-1865) - Messages - Musical instruments: Drums - Prayers - Rivers - Searches - Shutters - Soldiers: Confederate, Union - Street scenes - Torches - Weapons: Guns, Pistols, Rifles - Wells
Listing updated: 18 January 2009.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 42; Braff-Short n. 11224; Niver-Early p. 156; Spehr-American p. 2; Usai-Griffith-4 p. 94 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.