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The Country Doctor (1909)
Director: D W Griffith
Cast: Mary Pickford, Kate Bruce, Adele DeGarde, Gladys Egan, Rose King, Florence Lawrence, Frank Powell,
D W Griffith
The Country Doctor is a 1909 American short silent drama film written and directed by D. W. Griffith. Currently in the public domain, prints of The Country Doctor are preserved at the film archives of the Museum of Modern Art and the Library of Congress.
A doctor (Frank Powell) leaves his sick daughter (Adele DeGarde) to assist a neighbor that is gravely ill, and ignores his wife’s requests to come home and take care of his own daughter who is getting worse.
- Kate Bruce as Poor Mother (uncredited)
- Adele DeGarde as Poor Mother’s Sick Daughter (uncredited)
- Gladys Egan as Edith Harcourt – Daughter (uncredited)
- Rose King as Maid (uncredited)
- Florence Lawrence as Mrs.Harcourt (uncredited)
- Mary Pickford as Poor Mother’s Elder Daughter (uncredited)
- Frank Powell as Doctor Harcourt (uncredited)
- List of American films of 1909
- 1909 in film
- D. W. Griffith filmography
- Treasures from American Film Archives
- “Progressive Silent Film List: The Country Doctor”. Silent Era. Retrieved July 16, 2008.