D.W. Griffith's 1920 masterpiece has been restored to it's original full length with color tinting. Based on a popular 19th century play, Way Down East is a poignant melodrama about a poor country girl (Lillian Gish) who is tricked into a fake marriage and has an illegitimate child who dies. After starting a new life, her past is exposed and she is evicted into a raging blizzard, pursued by the young man who secretly loves her.
D.W. Griffith's 1920 masterpiece has been restored to it's original full length with color tinting. Based on a popular 19th century play, Way Down East is a poignant melodrama about a poor country girl (Lillian Gish) who is tricked into a fake marriage and has an illegitimate child who dies. After starting a new life, her past is exposed and she is evicted into a raging blizzard, pursued by the young man who secretly loves her.
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Format: DVD
Label: KINO LORBER
Catalog: 6402
Rel. Date: 11/18/2008
UPC: 738329064020

Way Down East (Silent) / (B&W)

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D.W. Griffith's 1920 masterpiece has been restored to it's original full length with color tinting. Based on a popular 19th century play, Way Down East is a poignant melodrama about a poor country girl (Lillian Gish) who is tricked into a fake marriage and has an illegitimate child who dies. After starting a new life, her past is exposed and she is evicted into a raging blizzard, pursued by the young man who secretly loves her.