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"Resurrection" (1909) starring Arthur V. Johnson and Florence Lawrence

"Resurrection" (1909) is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence, and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

A rich man has a brief affair with his maid.  Years later he sees the girl, which has been reduced to poverty and crime.  The man feels guilt and remorse for his responsibility in the girl's fate. Arthur V. Johnson and Florence Lawrence deliver very fine performances.

Directed by                       D.W. Griffith
Cinematography by         Billy Bitzer, Arthur Marvin
Starring                             Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Lawrence
Distributed by                   Biograph Company
Release date                      May 20, 1908
Country                             United States
Running time                    12 m.

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