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Author: D W GriffithLouis F GottschalkLillian GishRichard BarthelmessDonald CrispAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Video, ©1992.
Series: Masterworks of D.W. Griffith.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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One of Griffith's most widely acclaimed films uses a new style of lighting and photography to stress intimate character relationships rather than spectacle. A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Named Person: Thomas Burke; Thomas Burke
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Louis F Gottschalk; Lillian Gish; Richard Barthelmess; Donald Crisp; Karl Malkames; Paul Killiam; Thomas Burke; United Artists Ltd.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 37131843
Notes: Musical soundtrack added.
Videocassette release of the 1919 silent motion picture, color tinted, with original orchestral score composed and arranged by Louis F. Gottschalk; English story frames.
Adapted from the story The Chink and the child in Limehouse nights by Thomas Burke.
Credits: Director/screenplay, D.W. Griffith ; cinematography, G.W. Bitzer ; restoration, Karl Malkames.
Performer(s): Cast: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp, Arthur Howard, Edward Pell, George Beranger, Norman Selby.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Masterworks of D.W. Griffith.
Other Titles: Broken blossoms.
Broken blossoms
Yellow man and the girl
D.W. Griffith's Broken blossoms
Responsibility: adapted from a story by Thomas Burke ; under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith ; United Artists ; a Paul Killian film classic presentation.

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One of Griffith's most widely acclaimed films uses a new style of lighting and photography to stress intimate character relationships rather than spectacle. A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them.

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