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"In The Border States" (1910) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer

"In the Border States" is a short Civil War drama directed by D. W. Griffith, featuring cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.

The film deals with the human aspect of the war.  Representatives from both conflicting sides are forced to choose between the loyalty to their banner and the higher moral obligation to humanity.

Directed by                        D.W. Griffith
Produced by                       Biograph Company
Scenario by                        Stanner E.V. Taylor
Cinematography               Billy Bitzer
Starring                              Charles West, Henry Walthall, Gladys Egan
Distributed by                    Biograph Company
Release date                       June 13, 1910
Running time                     15 min.
Country                              United States
Language                            Silent, English intertitles

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