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Continuing where His Trust (1911) leaves off, George, a slave, takes care of his deceased master's daughter after her mother's death. He sacrifices his own meager savings to give the girl a good life, until the money runs out and he tries to steal money from the girl's rich cousin. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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Griffith and the Civil War
25 January 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

His Trust Fulfilled (1911)

**** (out of 4)

Sequel to His Trust finds the servant George (Wlfred Lucas) still taking care of the dead soldier's family but after the mother's death he finds it even harder to support the daughter and send her to college. Once again people could debate the use of blackface but with that aside this is another example of showing black people in a positive light, which was something that wouldn't become the norm for at least fifty-years. As with the first film, Griffith's direction is very tender in terms of telling the story because it's clear he had admiration for the servant character. Griffith allows the character to fully grow and not once is he seen in a negative way. Loyalty is something Griffith often did films about and this here is one of the best. Both movies were probably split in two so that theater owners could charge double admission but watching them together is the best way to go. Once again Lucas delivers a fine performance as George with Dorothy West, Jack Pickford and Mack Sennett doing fine supporting work.


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