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179 Ratings


United States, 1913
Short, Drama, Silent


When a tramp threatens a mother and her child, the father races against time to come to their rescue…

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Suspense Directed by Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber

Critics reviews

Suspense is an oft-cited entry in Weber’s filmography, primarily due to its historically significant use of split screen, but it is an often overlooked — if not outright ignored — important early film in horror history. And its central tale of a woman who hears a man break into her house while her husband is working late is compelling on its own.
December 05, 2018
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