About the film
The Fatal Hour
Release Date: August 18, 1908
|Genres||:||Crime, Thriller, Adventure|
|Production Companies||:||American Mutoscope & Biograph|
|Director||:||D. W. Griffith|
This one-reeler has been regarded as a classic example of a Griffith thriller. It engages with the Chinese White slave traffic from the perspective of a female detective, played by Marion Leonard, whose assignment is to expose and break the traffic ring. A fragment is widely available.