The Devil (1908a)

USA,
10m
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

An American short fantasy film directed by D.W. Griffith.

Plot Summary

Artist Harold Thornton is deeply in love with his wife but is adored by his beautiful young model. tempts the artist and model, causing them to fall in love and the prompts the wife to take her .

Credits

Crew
Directed by: D.W. Griffith
American Mutoscope & Biograph
Written by: D.W. Griffith
Director of Photographer: G.W. Bitzer

Cast
Harry Solter (Harold Thornton)
Claire McDowell (Mrs Thornton)
George Gebhardt (The Devil)
D.W. Griffith
Arthur V. Johnson (wife's companion)
Florence Lawrence (model)
Jeanie Macpherson
Mack Sennett (waiter)

Alternative Titles

The Devil – USA

References

Books

  • Reference Guide to Fantastic Films by Walt Lee p.96