The Country Doctor (film)

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The Country Doctor
The Country Doctor (1909 film - screenshot).jpg
Directed by D. W. Griffith
Written by D. W. Griffith
Starring Kate Bruce
Cinematography G. W. Bitzer
Distributed by Biograph Studios
Release dates
  • July 8, 1909 (1909-07-08)
Running time 14 minutes (18 frame/s)
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Country Doctor is a 1909 American short silent drama film written and directed by D. W. Griffith. The film is current in the public domain. Prints of The Country Doctor are preserved at the film archives of the Museum of Modern Art and the Library of Congress.[1]


A doctor (Frank Powell) leaves his sick daughter (Adele DeGarde) to assist a neighbor that is gravely ill, and ignores his wife's requests to come home and take care of his own daughter who is getting worse.


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  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Country Doctor". Silent Era. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 

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