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The Song of the Shirt (1908)

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Struggling with poverty and the declining health of a relative, a young woman struggles to find employment.

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Director: D.W. Griffith
Stars: Mack Sennett, Harry Solter, George Gebhardt
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Struggling with poverty and the declining health of a relative, a young woman struggles to find employment.

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The 33 Year Old D.W. Griffith
31 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This stark drama was released in October 1908 (four months into Griffith's directorial debut) and presented a harsh vision of urban life. It is a social problem film lasting 11 minutes, and is at the centre of Progressive-era urban reform.


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