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"Balked At The Altar" (1908) director D. W. Griffith

"Balked at the Altar" is a short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Arthur V. Johnson and Robert Harron, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

A spinster, desperately looking for a husband (Mabel Stoughton), and her gun-loving father forcefully convince a reluctant man to marry her.  Could there be a surprise when the bride and groom face the minister and their destiny?

Directed by                       D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by         Arthur Marvin
Starring                             Mabel Stoughton, George Gebhardt, Arthur V. Johnson, Robert Harron
Distributed by                   Biograph Company
Release date                      August 25, 1908
Country                             United States
Running time                    9 m.

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