Orphans of the Storm

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Orphans of the Storm ★★★½ 1921

Two sisters are separated and raised in opposite worlds—one by thieves, the other by aristocrats. Gish's poignant search for her sister is hampered by the turbulent maelstrom preceding the French Revolution. Silent. Based on the French play “The Two Orphans.” 190m/B VHS, DVD . Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Monte Blue, Joseph Schildkraut; D: D.W. Griffith; W: D.W. Griffith; C: Billy (G.W.) Bitzer, Hendrik Sartov; M: Louis F. Gottschalk, William F. Peters.