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The sealed room

Author: D W GriffithFrank E WoodsArthur V JohnsonMarion LeonardHenry B WalthallAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : [Distributed by Kino Lorber, Inc.], 1909.
Series: Griffith masterworks, v. 5.; Biograph shorts, 1909-1913, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The king constructs a cozy, windowless love-nest for himself and his concubine. However, she is not faithful to her sovereign, but consorts with the court troubadour. In fact, they use the king's new play chamber for their own love craft. When the king discovers this, he sends for his masons. With the faithless duo still inside, the masons use stone and mortar to quietly seal the only door to the vault.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Fiction films
Short films
Silent films
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sealed room (Motion picture : 1909).
Sealed room.
[New York] : [Distributed by Kino Lorber, Inc.], 1909 publisher catalog number
K268
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Frank E Woods; Arthur V Johnson; Marion Leonard; Henry B Walthall; Honoré de Balzac; Edgar Allan Poe; Biograph Company,; Kino Lorber, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 824781299
Language Note: Silent with English intertitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 1909.
Based on the story La Grande Breteche by Honoré de Balzac and the novel The cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe.
"New musical settings, compiled and arranged by Robert Israel, performed by the Biograph Quartet"--Taken from DVD.
Credits from IMDb; no credits on film.
Credits: Camera, G.W. Bitzer.
Cast: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Henry B. Walthall.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (11 min.)).
Series Title: Griffith masterworks, v. 5.; Biograph shorts, 1909-1913, v. 1.
Other Titles: Sealed room (Motion picture : 1909)
Responsibility: Biograph Company ; [directed by D.W. Griffith ; written by Frank E. Woods].

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The king constructs a cozy, windowless love-nest for himself and his concubine. However, she is not faithful to her sovereign, but consorts with the court troubadour. In fact, they use the king's new play chamber for their own love craft. When the king discovers this, he sends for his masons. With the faithless duo still inside, the masons use stone and mortar to quietly seal the only door to the vault.

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