The Modern Prodigal: A Story in Symbolism
B&W : One reel / 992 feet
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Cast: Guy Hedlund [?] [the escaped convict]?, Clara T. Bracey, George O. Nicholls [the sheriff], Kate Bruce, Jack Pickford [the sheriff’s son]
Biograph Company production; distributed by Biograph Company. / From a screen story by Dell Henderson. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 30 August 1910 by Biograph Company [J144748]. Released 29 August 1910. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Animals: Kittens, Pigs, Puppies - Children - Convicts (Escaped) - Crime: Theft - Escapes - Police: Prison guards, Sheriffs - Rescues - Rewards - Water: Rivers
Listing updated: 31 July 2009.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 42; Spehr-American p. 3 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.