Monday, July 4, 2011

One Is Business, the Other Crime - 1912

Country: USA
Language: English
Release Date: 25 April 1912 (USA)
Filming Locations: California, USA
Director: D.W. Griffith
Writer: George Hennessy
Stars: Charles West, Dorothy Bernard and Edwin August
Griffith intercuts between the lives of two couples married on the same day. One couple is rich, the other is poor. Time passes, and in desperation over joblessness, the poor husband attempts to burgle a home, only to be captured a gunpoint by the mistress of the house. It is the home of the rich couple. While holding the poor intruder at gunpoint, the rich wife accidently discovers evidence implicating her own husband in a bribery scheme . . .

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