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Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl

Author: D W GriffithJoseph TurrinLillian GishRichard BarthelmessDonald CrispAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, 2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Deluxe edView all editions and formats
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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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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; Joseph Turrin; Lillian Gish; Richard Barthelmess; Donald Crisp; Thomas Burke; United Artists Ltd.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 46396709
Notes: Special features: Filmed introduction by Lillian Gish, including excerpts from Gish's film, Romola (1925, MGM), complete text of Thomas Burke's original story, recording of the 1919 song, "Broken blossoms," D.W. Griffith on leading ladies, and about the score.
Videodisc release digitally remastered from a 33mm print at the correct projection speed, with color tints, and a new score by Joseph Turrin recorded in digital stereo.
Credits: Music composed and performed by Joseph Turrin ; produced for video by Bret Wood.
Cast: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Broken blossoms (Motion picture : 1919)
Yellow man and the girl
Responsibility: written and directed by D.W. Griffith.

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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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