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"Those Awful Hats" (1909) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer

"Those Awful Hats" is a very short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Robert Harron, Florence Lawrence and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

This is a rare attempt at comedy by D.W. Griffith.  Florence Lawrence gets credit for the film, but it is hard to spot her in the audience, unlike a very young Robert Harron, who has a prominent role together with Mack Sennett.

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