Way Down East
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|Starring||Lillian Gish, Lowell Sherman|
|Supporting actors||Mrs. David Landau, Lowell Sherman, Burr McIntosh, Josephine Bernard, Mrs. Morgan Belmont, Patricia Fruen, Florence Short, Kate Bruce, Vivia Ogden, Porter Strong, George Neville, Edgar Nelson, Mary Hay, Creighton Hale, Emily Fitzroy, Carol Dempster, Louise Lawson II, Athole Shearer|
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|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
She is left alone to confront a shamed life, but when her baby dies, she hopes to take refuse working to earn her keep in a faraway home.
In order to truly enjoy a film like Way Down East it is necessary to try to perform the seemingly impossible task of transporting yourself back into the 1920's.
I can tell you right now, the clarity to see those close-up scenes of Lilian Gish walking through an actual blizzard, you can see the detail much clearly.
I would only recommend this movie to die hard film buffs who love silent movies. It is very old and dated but does have a famous scene on an ice flow. Look this up on youtube. Read morePublished 6 months ago by carl jones
Being a huge fan of Lillian Gish, I have to give this movie 5 stars. Lillian Gish was such a wonderful actress, as were most of the other actors and actresses from this time. Read morePublished 10 months ago by MJ Smith70
I saw this movie years ago, and am now very happy to own a copy. To any cinema buff, like me, this DW Griffith movie is a must for any good movie collector, as well as Intolerance... Read morePublished 12 months ago by luiggi
The editing for the movie was great with no dropped connections, so the flow was perfect...not something that was a given at this point in time. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Rick M. Pilotte
I do like older films but this one just did not seem to have the script and acting I would expect for the time period when the film was produced.Published 17 months ago by Leod Mann
After reading many positive reviews of this Blu-ray version of "Way Down East" on the Internet, I was expecting better than this. Read morePublished 20 months ago by D. Solomon
"Way Down East", was quite a hit when it debuted in 1920.
Ninety years is a tad long of a wait for a review. Read more
i love silent movies,i love lilian Gish,i loved this film,Griffith's master piece,iwould have given it 5 or 7 stars BUT.... Read morePublished on August 30, 2010 by Tarek Sharara
I recently purchased this DVD to replace my battered old VHS copy. The picture quality is quite good for the most part, although allowances have to be made for a movie that's... Read morePublished on May 18, 2010 by George A. Ramsey Jr.