"The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America"
3 Biographical Movies |
29 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
128 Articles |
David W. Griffith | David Wark Griffith | Lawrence Griffith | Granville Hicks | Capt. Victor Marier | Captain Victor Marier | Victor Marier | Irene Sinclair | Roy Sinclair | Granville Warwick | Gaston de Tolignac | M. Gaston de Tolignac
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by G.W. Bitzer
in "Billy Bitzer: His Story."] A film without a message is just a waste of time.
Ironically while he was known to have no real sense of humour it's he who can be credited as designing the blueprint for screen slapstick.In 1908 he made a short film about a man who accidentally breaks a curtain pole. He gets a new one and after drinking several pints wrecks havoc throughout the town by delivering the pole in his car to his sweetheart. He's pursued by an angry mob for the film's...
His films depict the cruelty of humankind.