The Hessian Renegades

The Hessian Renegades is a 1909 American silent war film directed by D. W. Griffith. It is set during the American Revolution.[1]

The Hessian Renegades
Directed byD. W. Griffith
Written byD. W. Griffith
Frank E. Woods
StarringOwen Moore
CinematographyG. W. Bitzer
Arthur Marvin
Distributed byBiograph Company
Release date
  • September 6, 1909 (1909-09-06)
Running time
10 minutes
CountryUnited States
English intertitles


A young soldier during the American Revolution has the mission to carry a crucial message to General Washington but he is spotted by a group of enemy soldiers called Hessians. He finds refuge with a family, but his enemies soon discover him. After that, the family and neighbors must plan a way to send the important message.


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  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: The Hessian Renegades". Silent Era. Retrieved August 6, 2010.

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