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Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages  197 min,  [Drama, History]  [D.W. Griffith]  [05 Sep 1916]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  F.A. Turner, Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron
Plot:  The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.
Writer:  D.W. Griffith (scenario), Anita Loos (titles)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Way Down East | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Way Down East  145 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [D.W. Griffith]  [03 Sep 1920]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Actors:  Lillian Gish, Lowell Sherman, Mrs. David Landau, Richard Barthelmess
Plot:  A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.
Writer:  Lottie Blair Parker (from the play by), William A. Brady (play), Joseph R. Grismer (elaborated by), Anthony Paul Kelly (scenario by)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Broken Blossoms | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Broken Blossoms  90 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [D.W. Griffith]  [20 Oct 1919]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Arthur Howard, Donald Crisp, Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess
Plot:  A frail waif, abused by her brutal boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences.
Writer:  Thomas Burke (adapted from 'The Chink and the Child' by), D.W. Griffith
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Orphans of the Storm | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Orphans of the Storm  150 min,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [D.W. Griffith]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dorothy Gish, Frank Losee, Joseph Schildkraut, Lillian Gish
Plot:  Two orphaned sisters are caught up in the turmoil of the French Revolution, encountering misery and love along the way.
Writer:  Adolphe d'Ennery (novel), Eugène Cormon (novel), D.W. Griffith
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Birth of a Nation | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Birth of a Nation  195 min,  [Drama, History, War]  [D.W. Griffith]  [21 Mar 1915]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Henry B. Walthall, Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper
Plot:  The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
Writer:  Thomas Dixon Jr. (adapted from his novel: "The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan"), Thomas Dixon Jr. (play), Thomas Dixon Jr. (novel), D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Abraham Lincoln | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Abraham Lincoln  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [D.W. Griffith]  [08 Nov 1930]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Helen Freeman, Lucille La Verne, Otto Hoffman, Una Merkel, Walter Huston, William L. Thorne
Plot:  An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
Writer:  Stephen Vincent Benet (adapted for the screen by), John W. Considine Jr. (story), Stephen Vincent Benet (continuty and dialogue), Gerrit J. Lloyd (continuty and dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Isn't Life Wonderful | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Isn't Life Wonderful  115 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [D.W. Griffith]  [05 Dec 1924]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carol Dempster, Erville Alderson, Helen Lowell, Neil Hamilton
Plot:  A family of Polish refugees tries to survive in post-World War I Germany. For a while it seems that they are making it, but soon the economic and political deterioration in the country begins to take their toll.
Writer:  D.W. Griffith, Geoffrey Moss (novel)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
True Heart Susie | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  True Heart Susie  87 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [D.W. Griffith]  [01 Jun 1919]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Lillian Gish, Loyola O'Connor, Robert Harron, Wilbur Higby
Plot:  Susie, a plain young country girl, secretly loves a neighbor boy, William. She believes in him and sacrifices much of her own happiness to promote his own ambitions, all without his ...
Writer:  Marian Fremont (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Topsy and Eva | Movie Details for Director Del Lord, D.W. Griffith, Lois Weber | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Topsy and Eva  80 min,  [Drama]  [Del Lord, D.W. Griffith, Lois Weber]  [26 Dec 1927]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Gibson Gowland, Noble Johnson, Rosetta Duncan, Vivian Duncan
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Harriet Beecher Stowe (novel), Catherine Chisholm Cushing (play), Scott Darling, Dudley Early (titles), Lois Weber (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lady of the Pavements | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Lady of the Pavements  85 min,  [Drama]  [D.W. Griffith]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Albert Conti, George Fawcett, Jetta Goudal, Lupe Velez
Plot:  Karl, a German diplomat in Paris, discovers that his fiancee, Diane, has been cheating on him. He tells her that he would rather marry a "girl of the streets" than her. Outraged, Diane ...
Writer:  Gerrit J. Lloyd, Sam Taylor, Karl Vollmöller (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Sorrows of Satan | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Sorrows of Satan  90 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, Romance]  [D.W. Griffith]  [12 Oct 1926]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Adolphe Menjou, Carol Dempster, Lya De Putti, Ricardo Cortez
Plot:  Geoffrey, a young and impoverished writer, is desperately in love with Mavis, who lives at his boardinghouse and is also pursuing a writing career. Unable to marry her because of his ...
Writer:  Marie Corelli (novel), John Russell (adaptation), Forrest Halsey (screenplay), Julian Johnson (titles)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sally of the Sawdust | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Sally of the Sawdust  104 min,  [Comedy]  [D.W. Griffith]  [02 Aug 1925]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alfred Lunt, Carol Dempster, Erville Alderson, W.C. Fields
Plot:  Judge Foster throws his daughter out because she married a circus man. She leaves her baby girl with Prof. McGargle before she dies. Years later Sally is a dancer with whom Peyton, a son of...
Writer:  Dorothy Donnelly (play), Forrest Halsey
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
One Exciting Night | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  One Exciting Night  128 min,  [Mystery]  [D.W. Griffith]  [02 Oct 1922]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Carol Dempster, Henry Hull, Morgan Wallace, Porter Strong
Plot:  A young orphan girl, courted by an unpleasant older wealthy man who has a hold over her adoptive mother, falls in love with a young stranger at a party. Odd noises begin to be heard as a ...
Writer:  D.W. Griffith (story)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Love Flower | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Love Flower  70 min,  [Drama]  [D.W. Griffith]  [22 Aug 1920]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anders Randolf, Carol Dempster, George MacQuarrie, Richard Barthelmess
Plot:  A man murders his wife's lovers, escapes with his daughter to the South Pacific. A detective pursues him, joined by a young man who eventually falls in love with the daughter.
Writer:  D.W. Griffith, Ralph Stock (story "The Black Beach")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hearts of the World | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Hearts of the World  117 min,  TV-PG,  [Drama, War]  [D.W. Griffith]  [01 Jun 1918]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Adolph Lestina, Dorothy Gish, Josephine Crowell, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron
Plot:  Young lovers in a French village are torn apart with the coming of the Great War.
Writer:  D.W. Griffith (English translation), D.W. Griffith (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
America | Movie Details for Director D.W. Griffith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  America  141 min,  PASSED,  [Drama, History, War]  [D.W. Griffith]  [21 Feb 1924]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Carol Dempster, Charles Emmett Mack, Erville Alderson, Neil Hamilton
Plot:  The story of a family caught up in the American Revolutionary War.
Writer:  Robert W. Chambers (screenplay), Robert W. Chambers (story)
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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