Choosing a Husband

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Choosing a Husband
Directed by D. W. Griffith
Written by D. W. Griffith
Starring Florence Barker
Cinematography G. W. Bitzer
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date
  • December 30, 1909 (1909-12-30)
Running time
6 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent

Choosing a Husband is a 1909 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Florence Barker.[1] It is not known whether the film currently survives.[1]


Gladys has four bachelors pursuing her. To prove their loyalty she plans fake duties to make them believe she is away every time the men visit her. During the visits each bachelor met her pretty young sister. Each one flirts with the young sister and fails the test.


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  1. ^ a b "Silent Era: Choosing a Husband". silentera. Retrieved 2008-07-02. 

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