Orphans of the Storm (1921)

Dec 28, 1921 150 min Watch Trailer

overview : 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?
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Lillian GishHenriette Girard
Dorothy GishLouise Girard
Joseph SchildkrautChevalier de Vaudrey
Frank LoseeCount de Linieres
Katherine EmmetCountess de Linieres
Morgan WallaceMarquis de Praille
Lucille La VerneMother Frochard
Sheldon LewisJacques Frochard
Frank PugliaPierre Frochard
Creighton HalePicard
Monte BlueDanton
Sidney HerbertRobespierre
Lee KohlmarKing Louis XVI
Marcia HarrisHenriette's Landlady
Adolph LestinaDoctor
Kate BruceSister Genevieve

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