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The Broken Cross (1911)

Before Tom departs for the city, he becomes engaged to Kate. She gives him half of her broken pendant cross, with the agreement that either can end the engagement by sending his or her half... See full summary »

Director:

D.W. Griffith

Writer:

Harriet Quimby

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Cast

Credited cast:
Charles West Charles West ... Tom
Florence La Badie ... Kate
Grace Henderson Grace Henderson ... The Landlady
Dorothy West ... The Manicurist
Vivian Prescott ... The Slavey
Claire McDowell ... Kate's Mother
George Nichols ... The Postman (as George O. Nicholls)
Dell Henderson ... The Manicurist's Friend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John T. Dillon John T. Dillon ... Boarder (as Jack Dillon)
Robert Harron
Henry Lehrman ... Boarder
Wilfred Lucas
Jeanie Macpherson ... Boarder
Blanche Sweet
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Storyline

Before Tom departs for the city, he becomes engaged to Kate. She gives him half of her broken pendant cross, with the agreement that either can end the engagement by sending his or her half to the other. In a city boarding house, Tom is vamped by a flirtatious manicurist who learns of the agreement and sends Tom half a cross, pretending it is from Kate. Tom realizes he has been tricked and returns to the country and his fiancée. Written by Anonymous

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menage a trois | See All (1) »

Genres:

Short | Romance

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1911 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Monte Vista, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Biograph Company See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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