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"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 the novel The Pit by Frank Norris.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- written by D. W. Griffith & Frank E. Woods
- based on "The Pit: A Story of Chicago" by Frank Norris
- cinematography by Billy Bitzer
- edited by James E. Smith
- genres: Silent film, Indie film, Black-and-white, Social problem film, Drama
- released on (105 years ago)
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, with a New Atlas of the World: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1913)
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