Oil and Water (film)

Oil and Water is a 1913 film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet. The supporting cast includes Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, and Harry Carey. A stage dancer (Sweet) and a serious-type homebody (Walthall) discover, after marriage, that their individual styles don't mesh. The movie includes elaborate dance sequences.

Oil and Water
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Directed byD. W. Griffith
Written byEdward J. Montagne
StarringBlanche Sweet
Henry B. Walthall
Lionel Barrymore
Harry Carey
CinematographyG. W. Bitzer
Distributed byBiograph Company
General Film Company
Release date
  • February 6, 1913 (1913-02-06)
Running time
25 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film
English intertitles

The film was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in July 2007 as part of a Biograph studio retrospective.


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