Nursing a Viper (1909)
Movie: Nursing a Viper
- Director: D.W. Griffith
- Stars: Arthur V. Johnson, Marion Leonard, Frank Powell, Frank Evans, Ruth Hart, James Kirkwood, Florence Lawrence, Henry Lehrman, Owen Moore, George Nichols, Anthony O’Sullivan, Billy Quirk, Gertrude Robinson, Mack Sennett, Mabel Trunnelle
- Release Date: November 04, 1909
- Run Time: 10 min
- Genre: Short, Drama
During the French Revolution, a wealthy couple lives safely by professing republican beliefs. When a mob attacks a nearby chateau an aristocrat bursts into the couple\’s home. They save his life by disguising him as a servant, but he soon forces his attentions on the wife. Hearing their struggle, the husband intervenes and, stripping the aristocrat of his disguise, thrusts him outdoors to be killed by the mob.