The Miser’s Heart
B&W : One reel
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cast: Adolph Lestina [the miser], Lionel Barrymore [Jules, the thief], Kate Toncray [the woman], Robert Harron [the baker’s assistant], Ynez Seabury [Little Kathy], Linda Arvidson [Kathy’s mother], Edward Dillon [the broke young man], Edith Haldeman [the little child], Wilfred Lucas [first crook], Charles Hill Mailes [second crook], William J. Butler [policeman], Donald Crisp [policeman], Alfred Paget [policeman], Frank Evans [policeman], Adele de Garde [neighbor], Blanche Sweet [neighbor], W.C. Robinson [man in front of clothing store], J. Waltham [man on street]
Biograph Company production; distributed by The General Film Company, Incorporated. / Scenario by George Hennessy. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / Released 20 November 1911. / Standard 35mm spherical format. / The film was rereleased in the USA on 17 January 1916.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Buildings - Candles - Children - Crime - Criminals: Thieves - Gags - Law: Enforcement: Police: Policemen, Police stations - Misers - Rescues - Rooftops - Rope - Safes - Signage - Street scenes - Stoves - Toys: Dolls - USA: New York: New York
Listing updated: 28 April 2012.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 43; Everson-American p. 46; Lahue-Kops pp. 45-46; Spehr-American p. 3 : Website-IMDb.