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"True Heart Susie" (1919) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer

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"True Heart Susie" is a drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org. Please support the legacy of silent movie stars by making a tax deductible contribution. Susie (Lillian Gish) is a plain schoolgirl secretly in love with her handsome neighbor Bill (Robert Harron). She follows him around and he enjoys her company, but can't find the courage to kiss her. When Susie finds out that Bill wants to go to college, she sacrifices the dearest thing she and her aunt have - their cow - to gather the money for his education. Directed by D. W. Griffith Produced by D. W. Griffith Scenario by Marian Fremont Based on a screen story by Marian Fremont Starring Lillian Gish, Robert Harron Cinematography Billy Bitzer Editing by James Smith Distributed by Artcraft Pictures Corporation Release date June 1, 1919 Running time 86 min Country United States Language Silent film, English intertitles Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976: "Allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use."