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His Trust is a 1911 American silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith. It concerns "The faithful devotion and self- sacrifice of an old negro servant," who is played in blackface. The film's sequel is His Trust Fulfilled. Prints of the film survive in the film archives of the Museum of Modern Art and the Library of Congress.[1]

His Trust
Directed by D. W. Griffith
Written by Emmett C. Hall
Starring Wilfred Lucas
Cinematography G. W. Bitzer
Distributed by Biograph Company
Release date
  • January 16, 1911 (1911-01-16)
Running time
14 minutes (18 frame/s)
Country United States
Language Silent



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  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: His Trust". Silent Era. Retrieved 2009-07-09. 

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