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Orphans of the Storm


Having turned the creaky old stage melodrama [[Feature~V116073~Way Down East~waydowneast]] into a money-spinning film, director [[Performer~P92597~D.W. Griffith~dwgriffith]] set about to perform the same magic with the barnstorming theatrical piece The Two Orphans. Adolphe Philippe Dennery's play told the story of two orphaned girls, one blind, who are separated early on and undergo innumerable deprivations before their tearful reunion. Though the play took place in France, it had nothing whatsoever to...more