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Title Way down East [videorecording] : a simple story of plain people / scenario by Anthony Paul Kelly ; under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Kino International, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    WAY    Available
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    WAY    Available
Description 1 videodisc (149 min.) : si., col. tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Griffith masterworks ; 2
Griffith masterworks 2.
Note DVD release of the 1920 motion picture, from the restoration by the Museum of Modern Art.
From the novel and Wm. A. Brady's play by Lottie Blair Parker, elaborated by Jos. R. Grismer.
Special features: "Lottie Blair Parker's play" notes; Excerpt of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" ice floe sequence from Edison Studio's; Souvenir program book; Notes on the musical score; Image gallery.
Credits Photographed by G.W. Bitzer and Hendrick Sartov ; score compiled from historic photoplay music by The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra ; piano and score compiler, Rodney Sauer.
Performer Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Lowell Sherman, Burr McIntosh, Kate Bruce, Emily Fitzroy, George Neville, Mary Hay, Porter Strong, Vivia Ogden, Creighton Hale, Mrs. David Landau, Edgar Nelson, Josephine Bernard, Mrs. Morgan Belmont, Patricia Fruen, Florence Short.
Summary Melodrama about a young woman who is lured into a fake marriage, becomes pregnant and is abandoned. She moves to a small town and falls in love with a wealthy but humble man, but cannot escape her scandalous past.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; 2.0 stereo.
Language Silent film with English intertitles.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Women -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
Women -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
Women -- New England -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Silent films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Added Author Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948. Director.
Kelly, Anthony P. (Anthony Paul), -1932. Scenarist.
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944. Cinematographer.
Sartov, Henrik. Cinematographer.
Sauer, Rodney. Composer. Instrumentalist.
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993. Actor.
Barthelmess, Richard, 1895-1963. Actor.
Sherman, Lowell, 1888-1934. Actor.
McIntosh, Burr, 1862-1942. Actor.
Bruce, Kate, 1858-1946. Actor.
Fitzroy, Emily, 1860-1954. Actor.
Neville, George, 1865-1932. Actor.
Hay, Mary, 1901-1957. Actor.
Strong, Porter. Actor.
Ogden, Vivia, -1952. Actor.
Hale, Creighton, 1882-1965. Actor.
Landau, David, Mrs. Actor.
Nelson, Edgar, 1882-1963. Actor.
Bernard, Josephine. Actor.
Belmont, Morgan, Mrs., -1945. Actor.
Fruen, Patricia. Actor.
Short, Florence, 1889-1946. Actor.
Parker, Lottie Blair. Way down East.
Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra.
Kino International Corporation.
Standard No. 738329064020
738329064525 (set)
Music No. K640 Kino International
K645 Kino International (set)

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