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One Exciting Night

Synopsis

At the time he made this confusing blend of melodrama, mystery, and comedy, D.W. Griffith was in financial trouble. This picture, written by Griffith under the pseudonym of Irene Sinclair, was originally meant to be a small, relatively low-budget (by Griffith standards) production which would hopefully turn a nice profit. And that's what it was -- for a little while. It was previewed and ready for release when the filmmaker decided that it lacked the spectacular climax that often marked his films. His...more

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