FEEL FREE TO FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @SilentFilmGems
This is a short preview. You can watch the whole film here:
"A Temporary Truce" is a short Western and a native American drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Billy Bitzer and Robert Harron, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.
A Mexican is thrown out of a bar by a young prospector and swears to get even. Later he kidnaps the prospector's wife. In the meantime a group of drunkards shoot and kill an old Indian man. His son (Robert Harron) vows revenge and asks the tribal chief for help. The chief, however, knows better and tells him that revenge is useless. Robert Harron disobeys and mobilizes all young warriors for battle.
The plot thickens. The prospector and the Mexican, who holds his wife captive, start shooting each other. However, when the Indians attack, these two make a temporary truce and join forces against the common enemy.
We trust that silent film lovers will not judge harshly the quality of the print. Many early D.W. Griffith films are only available in a paper print format, and we are all very lucky that they have survived the trials of time for us to enjoy.
Uploaded by yorkmba99 on