“A Corner in Wheat” (1909).

28 09 2008

I just finished a book that I didn’t like for many reasons, American Lightning by Howard Blum.  It’s supposed to be about the McNamara Brothers trial for blowing up the LA Times building in 1910 but about a third of it is a totally gratuitous history of D.W. Griffith’s Biograph Studios.  At least reading it made me check for this forgotten working class classic on YouTube, and it’s there in its entirety:



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