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Orphans of the Storm 1921

Henriette and Louise, a foundling, are raised together as sisters. When Louise goes blind, Henriette swears to take care of her forever. They go to Paris to see if Louise's blindness can be cured, but are separated when an aristocrat lusts after Henriette and abducts her. Only Chevalier de Vaudrey is kind to her, and they fall in love. The French Revolution replaces the corrupt Aristocracy with the equally corrupt Robespierre. De Vaudrey, who has always been good to peasants, is condemned to death for being an aristocrat, and Henriette for harboring him. Will revolutionary hero Danton, the only voice for mercy in the new regime, be able to save them from the guillotine?

Directed by: D.W. Griffith
Runtime:150 minutes
Critics score:
Cast:
Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish
Henriette Girard 
Dorothy Gish
Dorothy Gish
Louise Girard 
Joseph Schildkraut
Joseph Schildkraut
Chevalier de Vaudrey 
Frank Losee
Frank Losee
Count de Linieres 
Katherine Emmet
Katherine Emmet
Countess de Linieres 
Morgan Wallace
Morgan Wallace
Marquis de Praille