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The Death Disc: A Story of the Cromwellian Period

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The Death Disc: A Story of the Cromwellian Period
Directed byD. W. Griffith
Written byMark Twain (story)
Frank E. Woods
CinematographyG.W. Bitzer
Release date
  • December 2, 1909 (1909-12-02)
CountryUnited States

The Death Disc: A Story of the Cromwellian Period is a 1909 American short film, directed by D. W. Griffith and based on Mark Twain's short story "The Death Disk" [sic].

Summary

An early Biograph historical drama set in Cromwellian England. A soldier, about to be executed because of his religious beliefs, is saved at the last moment through a twist of fate.

Cast

Bibliography

  • Mark Twain (1930). M. Diesterweg (ed.). The death-disk. p. 15.


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