The Miser's Heart

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The Miser's Heart
Directed by D. W. Griffith
Written by George Hennessy
Starring Blanche Sweet
Cinematography G. W. Bitzer
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date
  • November 20, 1911 (1911-11-20)
Running time
18 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent

The Miser's Heart is a 1911 American short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet. The film was shot in Fort Lee, New Jersey where early film studios in America's first motion picture industry were based at the beginning of the 20th century.[1][2][3][4] A print of the film survives.[5]


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  1. ^ Koszarski, Richard (2004), Fort Lee: The Film Town, Rome, Italy: John Libbey Publishing -CIC srl, ISBN 0-86196-653-8 
  2. ^ "Studios and Films". Fort Lee Film Commission. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
  3. ^ Fort Lee Film Commission (2006), Fort Lee Birthplace of the Motion Picture Industry, Arcadia Publishing, ISBN 0-7385-4501-5 
  4. ^ Amith, Deninis (January 1, 2011). "Before there was Hollywood there was Fort Lee, NJ". J!-ENT. 
  5. ^ "Silent Era: The Miser's Heart". silentera. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 

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