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Cast

Credited cast:
Henry B. Walthall ...
Henri Prevost
Florence Barker ...
Madame Prevost
W. Chrystie Miller ...
A Priest
Francis J. Grandon ...
A Nobleman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elmer Booth ...
Aristocrat
Clara T. Bracy ...
In Parfumerie
William J. Butler ...
Aristocrat
Verner Clarges ...
Aristocrat
Charles Craig ...
Aristocrat
...
Aristocrat
Edward Dillon ...
Rebel
Frank Evans ...
Rebel
Guy Hedlund ...
Rebel
Dell Henderson ...
Aristocrat
Arthur V. Johnson
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Good Griffith short
20 June 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Oath and the Man, The (1910)

*** (out of 4)

Griffith short has Henry B. Walthall playing a perfume shop owner who one days gets a visit from a French Nobleman. The Nobleman smells a lovely young woman's scent and invites her to a party but this woman just happens to be the owner's wife. The wife goes with the Nobleman but the husband doesn't do anything until the French Revolution comes around and he sees his shot at revenge. This is a pretty good short that once again shows a top-notch director doing great work. Griffith does a great job a building up suspense and this leads to a very fun ending. There were a lot of extras used for the small battle scenes and if you look close enough you can spot Jack Pickford. Walthall turns in another very good performance as well.


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