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A Country Cupid (1911)

Schoolteacher Edith breaks off her engagement after an argument with her fiancé. She writes him a note of reconciliation but throws it away. Without her knowledge, one of her students ... See full summary »

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D.W. Griffith
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Cast

Credited cast:
Blanche Sweet ... Edith - the School Teacher
Edwin August ... Jack - Edith's Sweetheart
Edna Foster ... Little Billy
Joseph Graybill ... The Half-Wit
Kate Bruce ... Edith's Mother
Claire McDowell ... The Half-Wit's Mother
Frank Evans Frank Evans ... Jack's Father
Alfred Paget ... The Farmer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Dillon ... Among Students
Robert Harron ... Among Students
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Schoolteacher Edith breaks off her engagement after an argument with her fiancé. She writes him a note of reconciliation but throws it away. Without her knowledge, one of her students fishes it out of the trash and sends it to her fiancé. Later, Edith is alone grading papers when a man bursts in and threatens her. Written by Anonymous

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Short | Romance

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A Country Cupid review
19 May 2020 | by JoeytheBritSee all my reviews

A minor Griffith in which a young schoolboy unwittingly saves his female teacher from the unwanted attentions of a slightly unhinged suitor. Has the unambitious feel of a Friday afternoon job.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1911 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Westfield, New Jersey, USA

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Biograph Company See more »
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Silent

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1.37 : 1
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