A Corner in Wheat Reviews
He anticipates Eisenstein's and his Soviet colleagues' cross cuttings and montage techniques and delivers a neat little moral play.
And, he accomplishes what only little directors can in such a short runtime - he actually made me mad - mad about this tycoon and all the people like him - and mad that in the more than hundred years since Griffith filmed this, so little has changed.
Watching this was an assignment for my studies but it's not only interesting from an analytical and historical stand point but just an effective and essential film you should watch if you can spare 15 minutes of your life.
- Lines of White on a Sullen Sea / 8min, 1909
- The Unchanged Sea / 12min, 1910
- The Lonedale Operator / 11min, 1911