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Hearts of the World (1918) was a Drama - War Film directed by D.W. Griffith and produced by D.W. Griffith.

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HEARTS OF THE WORLD At Notre Dame's Browning Cinema

By Dan Day Jr. on Sep 3, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The University of Notre Dame's Browning Cinema has started a new film season with a program of movies based around World War One. Last night D. W. Griffith's HEARTS OF THE WORLD was presented in 35MM with live musical accompaniment. I respect D. W. Griffith's cinematic accomplishments, but I have ... Read full article


HEARTS OF THE WORLD at Notre Dame's Browning Cinema

By Dan Day Jr. on Sep 3, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The University of Notre Dame's Browning Cinema has started a new film season with a program of movies based around World War One. Last night D. W. Griffith's HEARTS OF THE WORLD was presented in 35MM with live musical accompaniment. I respect D. W. Griffith's cinematic accomplishments, but I have ... Read full article


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French battle scenes were staged in Surrey, England.
Cast member Robert Harron's entire family was cast in this film.
The movie was commissioned by Great Britain, which hoped that a depiction of WWI would help spur the United States to join the allies. Although D.W. Griffith had the cooperation of the British, French and Belgian governments to film in their territories, his cameraman, G.W. Bitzer, was of German descent and was not allowed in France. Griffith used an army cameraman instead.
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