ORPHANS OF THE STORM
Monday, March 23
Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner
(1922) Amid lavish sets of revolutionary Paris, orphan sisters Lillian and Dorothy Gish are separated and reunited while menaced by decadent aristocrat Joseph Schildkraut; with a memorable last reel race to the guillotine. Approx. 150 min. 35mm.
“Scarcely a moment that is not charged with intense dramatic power.”
– Robert E. Sherwood
“The electricity between Griffith and Lillian Gish is so hypnotic that the audience finds itself straining to catch the merest movement of an eyelash.”
- Kevin Brownlow