Video/Film , DVD in English

Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl

under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith.
  • New York : Kino on Video, ©2002.
  • Color tinted
  • 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); stereo.
Also known as
  • Broken blossoms
  • Yellow man and the girl
Credits
  • Photography, G.W. Bitzer ; music, Joseph Turrin ; video producer, Bret Wood.
Performers
  • Cast: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp.
Subjects
Series
Summary
  • A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. As he nurses her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them.
Other information
  • Adapted from a story by Thomas Burke.
  • Videodisc release of the 1919 motion picture.
  • "Digitally mastered from a 33 mm. print at the correct projection speed, with color tints, and a new score by Joseph Turrin recorded in digital stereo"--Case.
  • Special features: filmed introduction by Lillian Gish, including excerpts from Gish's film Romola; text of Thomas Burke's original story; a recording of the 1919 song, Broken blossoms; D.W. Griffith on leading ladies; about the score.
  • Language: Silent film with English intertitles and musical accompaniment.
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 51854430