The Evidence of the Film
|The Evidence of the Film|
|Directed by||Lawrence Marston
|Produced by||Edwin Thanhouser|
|Distributed by||Mutual Film|
|Release date(s)||January 10, 1913|
|Running time||15 min|
The only known copy of this film was rediscovered in 1999 on the floor of the projection booth in a Superior, Montana movie theater. In 2001, this film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
The Evidence of the Film tells the story of a messenger boy at a film studio who is wrongfully accused of stealing bonds worth $20,000. He is saved by his sister, a film cutter, who comes across some footage of her brother inadvertently walking into a location shot and being knocked down by the real-life villain.
- William Garwood as The Broker
- Marie Eline as Messenger Boy
- Riley Chamberlin as Clerk
- Florence La Badie as Sister of Little Boy
- The Evidence of the Film at the Internet Movie Database
- The Evidence of the Film at the Thanhouser Company Film Preservation, Inc. website
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