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"Father Gets In The Game" (1908) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer

"Father Gets in the Game" is a short comedy directed by D.W. Griffith. The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of actress Florence Lawrence and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

An elderly gentleman gets snubbed by his family members when he wants to go out.  He decides to get a make-over, which leads to dramatic consequences.

Directed by                       D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by         Billy Bitzer
Starring                             Mack Sennett, George Gebhardt, Harry Solter,  Florence Lawrence
Distributed by                   Biograph Company
Release date                      October 10, 1908
Country                             United States
Running time                    8 m.

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