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"A Romance Of Happy Valley" 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.
John (Robert Harron) is a country boy working on his father's corn fields. One day John meets a New York man, whose stories about wealth stir his imagination and he decides to leave for the big city in search of luck and fortune. Jennie (Lillian Gish) is left behind to wait for him.
Directed by D. W. Griffith
Produced by D. W. Griffith
Scenario by Captain Victor Marier (D.W. Griffith)
Based on a screen story by Mary Castelman
Starring Lillian Gish, Robert Harron
Cinematography Billy Bitzer
Editing by James Smith
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date January 26, 1919
Running time 77 min
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
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