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is a short preview. A DVD with the film is available as part of our
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"The School Teacher and the Waif" is a short drama, included in our program to illustrate the work of our stars Robert Harron and Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.
An unhappy girl intends to run away, lured by a marriage proposal from a stranger. Her kindly teacher is the only one that can stop her.
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Produced by Biograph Company
Starring Edwin August, Mary Pickford, Robert Harron, Charles Hill Mailes
Cinematography Billy Bitzer
Distributed by General Film Company
Release date June 27, 1912
Running time 13 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
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