Home, Sweet Home (1914 film)
Home, Sweet Home (1914) is an American silent biographical drama directed by D.W. Griffith. It stars Earle Foxe, Henry Walthall and Dorothy Gish.
|Home, Sweet Home|
|Directed by||D. W. Griffith|
|Written by||H. E. Aitken|
D. W. Griffith
|Cinematography||G. W. Bitzer|
|Edited by||James Smith|
|Distributed by||Mutual Film|
John Howard Payne leaves home and begins a career in the theater. Despite encouragement from his mother and girlfriend, Payne begins to lead a dissolute life that leads to ruin and depression. In deep despair, he thinks of better days, and writes a song, Home! Sweet Home! that later provides inspiration to several others in their own times of need.
- Henry B. Walthall .... John Howard Payne
- Josephine Crowell .... Payne's Mother
- Lillian Gish .... Payne's Sweetheart
- Dorothy Gish .... Sister of Payne's Sweetheart
- Fay Tincher .... The Worldly Woman
- Mae Marsh .... Apple Pie Mary
- Spottiswoode Aitken .... Mary's Father
- Robert Harron .... The Easterner, Robert Winthrop
- Miriam Cooper .... The Fiancée
- Mary Alden .... The Mother
- Donald Crisp .... The Mother's Son
- Earle Foxe
- James Kirkwood .... The Mother's Son
- Jack Pickford .... The Mother's Son
- Fred Burns .... The sheriff
- Courtenay Foote .... The Husband
- Blanche Sweet .... The Wife
- "Progressive Silent Film List: Home, Sweet Home". Silent Era. Retrieved November 21, 2010.
- Home, Sweet Home on IMDb
- Home, Sweet Home is available for free download at the Internet Archive
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