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The Informer
(1912) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by D.W. Griffith

Cast: Walter Miller [the Confederate captain], Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Kate Bruce, Harry Carey, Lionel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, W. Christy Cabanne (William Christy Cabanne), Joseph Graybill, Robert Harron, Gertrude Norman, Jack Pickford

Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by George Hennessey. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / Released 21 November 1912. / [?] Biograph 35mm spherical format; released in Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format? / The production was shot in Milford, Pennsylvania, in October 1912. Incomplete nitrate footage was recovered by the UCLA Film and Television Archive in 1999 and donated to the Library of Congress in 2000.

Drama: Historical: Civil War.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive [35mm nitrate positive (incomplete)] and (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: History: USA: American Civil War (1861-1865)

Listing updated: 21 May 2012.

References: Barry-Griffith p. 43; Card-Seductive p. 35; Eyman-Pickford p. 327; Leyda-Before pp. 55, 83, 144; Spehr-American p. 2; Weaver-Twenty p. 144 : ClasIm-223 p. C2 : Documentary-Beecher : Website-Legacy.

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