The Lonedale Operator
The Lonedale Operator (1911)

This simple and very effective melodramatic short film was a landmark in its day; in fact, today it is still a fine example of intercutting from one scene to another to build up to an exciting climax. In 1911, director D.W. Griffith was… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 23, 1911
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Eric Broome
Considering its release date, this "thriller" is remarkably well-paced. D.W. Griffith's directing skills were ahead of his time.