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"The Little Darling" (1909) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer

"The Little Darling" is a very short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of actor Arthur Johnson and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

A bunch of bachelors in a boarding house receive the news that a little girl will pay a visit.  However, after all buy toys, they get a big surprise.

Directed by                       D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by         Billy Bitzer
Starring                             Mary Pickford, Mack Sennett, Arthur V. Johnson
Distributed by                   Biograph Company
Release date                      September 2, 1909
Country                             United States
Running time                    2 m. 22 s.

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