Two Men of the Desert

Two Men of the Desert (also known as Two Men on the Desert and Two Men in a Desert) was a 1913 American silent Western short film written and directed by D. W. Griffith.[1] Based on a story by Jack London, the film was shot on location in Death Valley.[1][2] Two Men of the Desert is now presumed lost.[3]

Two Men of the Desert
Directed byD. W. Griffith
Written byD. W. Griffith
Stanner E.V. Taylor
Based onA story
by Jack London
StarringBlanche Sweet
CinematographyG. W. Bitzer
Distributed byGeneral Film Company
Release date
  • August 23, 1913 (1913-08-23)
Running time
17 minutes
CountryUnited States


See also


  1. "Progressive Silent Film List: Two Men of the Desert". Silent Era. Retrieved April 30, 2009.
  2. Langman, Larry (1992). A Guide To Silent Westerns. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 473. ISBN 0-313-27858-X.
  3. Simmon, Scott (1993). The Films of D. W. Griffith. CUP Archive. p. 25. ISBN 0-521-38820-1.
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