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The Mother and the Law

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While busy with [[Feature~V5751~The Birth of a Nation~thebirthofanation]], director D.W. Griffith began a small-scale contemporary drama called The Mother and the Law. The film was designed as an indictment against professional do-gooders who take it upon themselves to "reform" the poor. One victim of this misguided treatment is played by [[Performer~P45755~Mae Marsh~maemarsh]], whose baby is claimed by the moral uplifters when her husband ([[Performer~P30731~Bobby Harron~bobbyharron]]) proves unable to...more

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