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Poverty and the Class Divide

Four short dramas that take a look at the lives of the impoverished or highlight the divide between social classes.



 

Featured content

Jim intends on killing the landlord who evicted his bedridden mother and left her to die in the road.

Starring Charles Ray and Enid Markey · Directed by James Vincent

Bianca may be forced to sell her hair to pay for her sick father's medication.

Starring Charles Kent and Zena Keefe · Directed by Charles Kent

Walter Grey's family of social climbers is embarrased by his circus rider wife, but she is more disturbed by the society they are so desperate to break into.

Starring Leo Delaney and Norma Talmadge · Directed by Van Dyke Brooke

An oil syndicate tries to buy oil-rich land from a destitute farmer before he discovers what it is really worth.

Starring W. Chrystie Miller and Lillian Gish · Directed by D.W. Griffith


Additional content

  • All the films in this collection feature an original, scene-specific piano score compiled from period appropriate photoplay music.

 

Information

Definition:

480p SD

Total length:

60 minutes

 

Format

  • On-demand DVD