DirectorD. W. Griffith SequelHome, Sweet Home Duration
English intertitles Release dateApril 25, 1914 (1914-04-25)
September 22, 1915 (1915-09-22) (Re-release) CastRobert Harron (Harry Faulkner (Prologue) / Weakhands (The Old Days)), Mae Marsh (Lillywhite), Lionel Barrymore Similar moviesRelated D W Griffith movies
Laserbeak d w griffith observation vision depicted in brute force 1914 silent film
Brute Force [a.k.a. Primitive Man] (1914) is a short silent drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, and starring Robert Harron and Mae Marsh. The film was shot in Chatsworth Park, Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California. It is a story of cavemen and dinosaurs, and perhaps the first live-action dinosaur film.