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The Country Doctor (1909) was a Drama - Drama Film directed by D.W. Griffith .

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The Country Doctor (1909) A Silent Film Review

By Movies, Silently on Sep 14, 2013 From Movies Silently

A rare surviving Florence Lawrence film concerns a country doctor and his family. When both his daughter and an impoverished neighbor fall ill at the same time, which one will he save? Lawrence is the doctor’s wife. All the melodrama you can stuff into 14 minutes! Florence Lawrence plays the m... Read full article

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It is thought that the final pan shot across the landscape was originally tinted blue, but as yet, no restoration has included the technique.
Music for the DVD release on "More Treasures From American Film Archives 1894-1931" lists as follows: "Pastorle", 1920 by George West (who was a noted silent film composer), "My Faith Up to Thee" by Lowell Mason (fragment only), "Nearer My God to Thee" (fragment only), "There Is A Happy Land" by Lowell Mason. Scene music by composers J.S. Zamecnik and Harry Norton.
In the middle of the background for both indoor sets (the country doctor's home and the poor mother's shack), the American Biograph Company's logo is prominently incorporated into the "decoration." Apparently this is because at the time the film was made motion pictures were still not covered by copyright laws, but trademark logos were. By incorporating the trademark logo into every interior shot, the company had an easier time "copyrighting" the work.
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