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"Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son" (1905) cinematographer Billy Bitzer

"Tom, Tom, the Piper's Son" is a short comedy featuring cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.

During a village fair Tom steals a pig and runs away with it chased by a crowd of persecutors.  The pig becomes unruly and hampers the escape, but the chasers have their own problem as they constantly stumble upon each other. Will Tom take advantage and escape?

Directed by                       unknown
Cinematography by         Billy Bitzer
Starring                             unknown
Distributed by                   Biograph Company
Release date                      March 9, 1905
Country                             United States
Running time                    8 m.

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