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What Drink Did
(1909) American
B&W : One reel / 913 feet
Directed by D.W. Griffith

Cast: Florence Lawrence, David Miles, Gladys Egan, Adele de Garde, Mack Sennett, Anthony O’Sullivan

Biograph Company production; distributed by Biograph Company. / Scenario by Edward Acker, from the novel Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There by Timothy Shay Arthur. Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 28 May 1909 by Biograph Company [H127702]. Released [?] 31 May or 3 June? 1909. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.


Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Alcohol

Listing updated: 24 March 2012.

References: Barry-Griffith pp. 14, 41; Bohn-Light p. 111; Everson-American p. 48; Sloan-Loud pp. 95, 152; Spehr-American p. 4 : Website-AFI.

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