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Broken blossoms

Author: Lillian Gish; D W Griffith; Bret Wood; Thomas Burke; Kino International Corporation.
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, ©2002.
Series: Griffith masterworks.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the Limehouse district of London, this is the story of Lucy, a 15-year-old living under the violent, abusive hand of her resentful prizefighter father, Battling Burrows. Driven from her home, she finds love and protection in the home of a gentle Chinese man. Together they begin to discover the joys that life has denied both of them until that time. Then Lucy's father finds her, brutally beats her protector,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Silent films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Gish; D W Griffith; Bret Wood; Thomas Burke; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 52074718
Notes: Title from container.
Originally produced 1919.
Adapted from a story by Thomas Burke, identifed by International Movie Database as "The chink and the child."
Digitally mastered from archive elements.
Special features include a filmed introduction by Lillian Gish and excerpts from her 1925 Film, Romola; the complete text of Thomas Burke's original story; a recording of the 1919 song, Broken blossoms; D.W. Griffith on leading ladies; and information about the score.
Credits: Director, W.D. Griffith ; Produced for video by Bret Wood.
Cast: Lillian Gish.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w (col. tinted) ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Griffith masterworks.

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Set in the Limehouse district of London, this is the story of Lucy, a 15-year-old living under the violent, abusive hand of her resentful prizefighter father, Battling Burrows. Driven from her home, she finds love and protection in the home of a gentle Chinese man. Together they begin to discover the joys that life has denied both of them until that time. Then Lucy's father finds her, brutally beats her protector, takes her back home, and, in his rage, kills her. The grief stricken Chinese man avenges Lucy's death and then takes his own life.

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