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Fools of Fate
(1909) American
B&W : One reel / 972 feet
Directed by D.W. Griffith

Cast: James Kirkwood, Marion Leonard, Frank Powell

Biograph Company production; distributed by Biograph Company. / Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer. / © 7 October 1909 by Biograph Company [J132811]. Released 7 October 1909. / [?] Biograph 35mm spherical format? / The production was shot in the Biograph studios, and on-location in Cuddebackville, New York. Griffith’s 167th film.

Drama.

Synopsis: Melodrama of love triangle after husband saves the life of the ‘other’ man.

Survival status: Print exists in the Library of Congress film archive (paper print collection) [35mm paper positive].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Accidents - Animals: Dogs - Baskets - Boats - Canoes - Death: Suicide - Furs - Letters - Love triangles - Pipes - Rescues - Soda pop: Pepsi Cola - Stores - Swimming - USA: New York: Cuddebackville - Water - Weapons: Guns

Listing updated: 16 January 2009.

References: Film viewing : Barry-Griffith p. 41; Fell-History p. 62; Niver-First pp. 147-148; Spehr-American p. 2 : Website-AFI.

Home video: DVD.

 
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