The Modern Prodigal

The Modern Prodigal is a 1910 American short drama silent black and white film directed by D. W. Griffith.[1] It is based on the novel by Bess Meredyth.[2]

The Modern Prodigal
Directed byD. W. Griffith
Written byDell Henderson
Based onNovel
by Bess Meredyth
CinematographyG.W. Bitzer
Distributed byBiograph Company
Release date
  • August 29, 1910 (1910-08-29) (USA)
Running time
17 min



  1. ^ Simmon, Scott (30 July 1993). Carney, Raymond (ed.). The Films of D. W. Griffith. CUP Archive. p. 33. ISBN 9780521388207.
  2. ^ Lucas, Tony. The Lucas Family. ISBN 9781447741176.

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