Posts tagged ‘James A. Patten’
March 15, 2012  |  Artists, Behind the Scenes, Film
A Corner in Wheat

D. W. Griffith. A Corner in Wheat. 1909. USA. Film: 35mm, black-and-white, silent, approx. 15 min. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Actinograph Corp. Preserved with funding from The Lillian Gish Trust for Film Preservation


Ripped from the headlines! Based on a true story!

Oftentimes the story on which a film is based derives from real life events. Inspiration from actual historic or contemporaneous incidents is not a new phenomenon in the cinema.