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Where the Breakers Roar (1908)

An early Biograph short in which two separate sequences of events collide and the leading man must save his lady from the villain. The first storyline involves a group of young adult ... See full summary »

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D.W. Griffith
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Cast

Credited cast:
Arthur V. Johnson ... Tom Hudson
Linda Arvidson ... Alice Fairchild
Charles Inslee ... The Villain
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Dillon ... Policeman
George Gebhardt George Gebhardt ... At the Beach / Assaulted Man
Robert Harron ... On Boardwalk
Guy Hedlund
Florence Lawrence ... At the Beach
Marion Leonard
Mack Sennett ... Policeman / On Boardwalk
Harry Solter Harry Solter ... At the Beach
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An early Biograph short in which two separate sequences of events collide and the leading man must save his lady from the villain. The first storyline involves a group of young adult beach-goers, particularly focusing on one couple in love. The other storyline involves a criminal who escapes from two policemen. The con eventually makes his way to the beach where the other group is frolicking. He takes the leading lady hostage out in a rowboat, and it is up to her man to save her. Written by bughouse

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1908 (USA) See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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The Trouble with Mack Sennett...
31 December 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

is that he was difficult to get on with. He wanted to earn his fortune out of silent comedies, and imposed himself upon Griffith to facilitate that process. He made it perfectly clear to the crew on this film what his reservations were about them.


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