The Mother and the Law (1919)

08/18/1919 (US) Drama 1h 35m
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After the relatively low box office takings of 'Intolerance', D. W. Griffith would revisit his epic film three years later by releasing two of the film's interlocking stories as standalone features, with some new additional footage. The second of these was 'The Mother and the Law', which demonstrates how crime, moral puritanism, and conflicts between ruthless capitalists and striking workers help ruin the lives of marginal Americans.

  1. D. W. Griffith

    Director, Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mae Marsh

    Mae Marsh

    The Little Dear One

  2. Robert Harron

    Robert Harron

    The Boy

  3. Miriam Cooper

    Miriam Cooper

    The Friendly One

  4. Vera Lewis

    Vera Lewis

    Miss Mary Jenkins

  5. Sam De Grasse

    Sam De Grasse

    Arthur Jenkins

  6. Clyde E. Hopkins

    Jenkins' Secretary

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The Mother and the Law

Status Released

Original Language English

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