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Over the Hills to the Poor House
Director: S. E. V. Taylor (Dir)
Release Date:   26 Jun 1908
Duration (in feet):   790
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Cast:   Florence Auer    
    Eddie Dillon    
    Mack Sennett    

Production Company: American Mutoscope and Biograph Co.  
Distribution Company: American Mutoscope and Biograph Co.  
Director: S. E. V. Taylor (Dir)
Writer: D. W. Griffith (?) (Scr)
Photography: G. W. Bitzer (Cam)
  Arthur Marvin (Cam)
Country: United States

Source Text: Based on the poem "Over the Hill to the Poor House" by Will Carleton in Farm Ballads (New York, 1873).
Authors: Will Carleton

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
American Mutoscope and Biograph Co. 20/6/1908 dd/mm/yyyy H112129

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Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
LCMP      p. 44, column 1.
LCPP      p. 207.
EMP      pp. 234-235.
BIOB1      p. 362, 443.
BPL      pp. 100-101.
The Daily Worker      p. 19.
MPW   27 Jun 08   p. 546tr, 550ts.
NYC   27 Jun 08   p. 496s, 503ta.

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