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The Battle
Directed by D. W. Griffith
Starring Charles West
Blanche Sweet
Cinematography G. W. Bitzer
Release date(s) 6 November 1911
Running time 19 minutes (16 frame/s)
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Battle is a 1911 war film directed by D. W. Griffith. The film was set during the American Civil War. Prints of the film survive in several film archives around the world including the Museum of Modern Art, UCLA Film and Television Archive, George Eastman House and the Filmoteca Española.[1]


  • Charles West - The Boy (as Charles H. West)
  • Blanche Sweet - The Boy's Sweetheart
  • Charles Hill Mailes - The Union Commander
  • Robert Harron - A Union soldier
  • Donald Crisp - A Union Soldier
  • Spottiswoode Aitken
  • Edwin August - A Union Officer
  • Lionel Barrymore - Wagon Driver
  • Kate Bruce - In the Town
  • William J. Butler - A Union Officer/At Farewell
  • Christy Cabanne - A Union Soldier (as W. Christy Cabanne)
  • Edna Foster - At Dance
  • Joseph Graybill - A Union Officer
  • Guy Hedlund - A Union Soldier
  • Dell Henderson - A Union Officer
  • Harry Hyde - A Union Soldier
  • J. Jiquel Lanoe - A Union Officer
  • W. Chrystie Miller - At Dance
  • Alfred Paget - Confederate Officer
  • W. C. Robinson - A Union Soldier
  • Kate Toncray - At Dance/At Farewell

See also[]

  • List of American films of 1911
  • D. W. Griffith filmography
  • Blanche Sweet filmography


External links[]


fr:The Battle ru:Битва (фильм)