Lillian Gish

"Home, Sweet Home" is a drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

In order to appreciate this film the viewers should know that it consists of four independent stories with their own different plots and casts of actors. The four shorts are apparently united by a common theme.

"Intolerance" (1916) is a drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

The film is considered one of the enduring masterpieces of the Silent Era.

"Intolerance, A Drama of Comparisons" consists of four independent stories with their own different plots and casts of actors. The four films are united by a common theme.

The film is ranked number 16 in the list of The Top 100 Silent Era Films of the influential website Silent Era.

"True Heart Susie" is a drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

Susie (Lillian Gish) is a plain schoolgirl secretly in love with her handsome neighbor Bill (Robert Harron).  She follows him around and he enjoys her company, but can't find the courage to kiss her.  When Susie finds out that Bill wants to go to college, she sacrifices the dearest thing she and her aunt have - their cow - to gather the money for his education.

"Broken Blossoms" is a poignant drama made for mature audiences, directed by D. W. Griffith.  This film illustrates the work of cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.

Cheng (Richard Barthelmess) leaves his native China to spread the peaceful teachings of Buddha.  In London, working as a store keeper, he is soon crushed by life's realities, from which he escapes temporarily using opium.  

"The Musketeers of Pig Alley" is a short crime drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.

"The Musketeers of Pig Alley" is the first gangster film in history.  It has some excellent acting by a very strong cast and a lot of suspense.  The film is also a predecessor of what would become known a quarter of a century later as "the film noir".

"Orphans of the Storm" is a historical drama directed by D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish. This film illustrates the work of cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. 

The events in the film occur before and during the French revolution of 1789, which was caused by the extreme societal inequalities, with aristocracy enjoying unlimited privileges and the common people deprived of human rights and often doomed to starvation.

"Hearts of the world" is a war drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. 

Two American families share a house in a peaceful French town.  The Boy (Robert Harron) of one family  and the Girl (Lillian Gish) of the other have a romance.

When the war breaks out the Boy joins the army and the Girl puts her wedding dress in a box.  Despite heroic resistance from the defenders of the town, they are overcome by the brutal onslaught of the enemy.  

"A Romance Of Happy Valley" is a drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. 

John (Robert Harron) is a country boy working on his father's corn fields.  One day John meets a New York man, whose stories about wealth stir his imagination and he decides to leave for the big city in search of luck and fortune.  Jennie (Lillian Gish) is left behind to wait for him.

"Way Down East" is a poignant drama directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish. This film illustrates the work of cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.

The film tells the story about a society that ostracizes women for having a child out of wedlock.  Anna meets a man, who, in order to get her affections, sets up a fake marriage with her.  Then after she becomes pregnant he betrays her.  Anna's baby dies and she is banned from the boarding house. 

A charming movie and one of the first soundies with great Lillian Gish See details here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024122/ I've used http://www.archive.org/details/his_double_life as a source and did the following: - trimmed it of 1/2 hour of the dead air in the end thus making the original 3Gb file smaller - compressed it using DivX codec thus making it even more small - normalized the sound (which originally was too low for some reason) - created and added Russian subtitles a

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