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"The Song Of The Shirt" (1908) director D. W. Griffith starring Florence Lawrence

"The Song of the Shirt" is a short, but poignant social drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Florence Lawrence and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. Arthur Johnson has a small part as a waiter, and Robert Harron appears as a stock boy.

A young seamstress desperately looks for work, trying to help her very sick sister.

Directed by                       D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by          Billy Bitzer
Based on                           the poem written by Thomas Hood
Starring                             Florence Lawrence, Linda Arvidson
Distributed by                   Biograph Company
Release date                      November 17, 1909
Country                             United States
Running time                    8 m.

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