Judith of Bethulia (Her Condoned Sin)
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Judith of Bethulia (Her Condoned Sin)
Conservative Biograph Studios, having galloped to prominence on the coattails of their star director D.W. Griffith, refused to allow Griffith to make any film longer than two reels. Ignoring this edict, Griffith permitted his Biblical epic Judith of Bethulia to stretch to four reels; Biograph's reprimands were so blistering that the director quit the studio, setting up his own independent operation. While of great historical value, Judith of Bethulia is, truth to tell, not one of Griffith's best efforts. Among other things, the film is hampered by uninteresting exterior locations and a… More

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"Fine as is the acting of the principals, the chief thing to commend is the totally wonderful handling of the mobs and the seriousness with which each super performs his individual task."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"The cornerstone for Intolerance, which is itself the cornerstone for every other film that followed"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
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