The Hessian Renegades

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The Hessian Renegades
Directed by D. W. Griffith
Written by D. W. Griffith
Frank E. Woods
Starring Owen Moore
Cinematography G. W. Bitzer
Arthur Marvin
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date
  • September 6, 1909 (1909-09-06)
Running time
10 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent

The Hessian Renegades is a 1909 American silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith.[1]


A young soldier during the American Revolution has the mission to carry a crucial message to General Washington but he is spotted by a group of enemy soldiers called Hessians. He finds refuge with a family, but the enemies soon discover him. After that the family and neighbors plan to find out a way to send the important message.


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  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Hessian Renegades". Silent Era. Retrieved 2010-08-06. 

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