Watching “Broken Blossoms”

“Broken Blossoms” (1919) is the latest in a bunch of silent films I’ve recently watched (for free) at the website. This one is a true classic from director D.W. Griffith and ace cinematographer Billy Bitzer–a tragic drama of selfless love in the face of crude savagery. Lillian Gish is just fine as a 15-year-old […]

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