Orphans of the Storm (Silent) (Image Version)

Starring: Lillian Gish Director: D.W. Griffith
Orphans of the Storm (Silent) (Image Version)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Video: Tinted
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1922
  • Label: Image Entertainment
Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
Packaging: Keep Case
Digitally recorded orchestral score
Digitally mastered and tinted at the visually correct speed

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Product Description:

D.W. Griffith's last great success, "Orphans of the Storm" is a handsome, whirlwind of a film starring Lillian and Dorothy Gish as sisters during the French Revolution. "Orphans" is a wonderful showcase for all the techniques that Griffith had developed, mastered and patented since the beginning of his career.

Source: Image Entertainment, Inc.

Description by Image Entertainment:

D.W. Griffith's last great success, "Orphans of the Storm" is a handsome, whirlwind of a film starring Lillian and Dorothy Gish as sisters during the French Revolution. "Orphans" is a wonderful showcase for all the techniques that Griffith had developed, mastered and patented since the beginning of his career.

Plot Synopsis:

Director D.W. Griffith's silent historical saga features two orphaned sisters, one of whom is blind, living in eighteenth century Paris. The siblings are eventually torn apart; the sightless girl is brought up by criminals, the other by wanton, rich socialites. When they attempt to find each other once again, they run into two major obstacles: the French Revolution, and the guillotine's blade.

Plot Keywords:

Essential Cinema | Recommended | Silent | Stage Play | Vintage | War

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: December 28, 1921.
  • ORPHANS OF THE STORM was shot in Mamaroneck, New York, where director D.W. Griffith built a reconstruction of eighteenth century Paris.
  • The film is based on the play LES DEUX ORPHELINES (THE TWO ORPHANS) by Adolphe d'Ennery and Eugène Cormon.
  • According to the review in Variety, the film originally ran 170 minutes.

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  • UPC: 014381467628
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