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 A Corner In Wheat                      
Description: A Corner in Wheat is a 1909 American short silent film which tells of a greedy tycoon who tries to corner the world market on wheat, destroying the lives of the people who can no longer afford to buy bread. It was directed by D. W. Griffith and adapted by Griffith and Frank E. Woods from a novel and a short story by Frank Norris, titled The Pit and A Deal in Wheat.
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Clip #: SF-1A
Length: 12:56
Year: 1909
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1910s
Filmmaker: D.W. Griffith
Subject: Farming
Original: 35mm

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