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Judith of Bethulia (1913)

Directed by D.W. Griffith. Cast: Blanche Sweet, Henry Walthall, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Kate Bruce Based on the narrative poem by Thomas Bailey Aldrich in which a wealthy and pious Jewish widow disguises herself as a courtesan, goes to the camp of the Assyrian general who is besieging her city, and cuts off his head. A film adaptation of the Old Testament story of Judith and "Captain Holofernes." 60 min.; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:D.W. Griffith bibliography