Arts & Entertainment

'Orphans of the Storm,' 1921

Paris (France)Joseph SchildkrautCharles DickensLillian GishThomas CarlyleDeathD.W. Griffith
In this turbulent French Revolution epic, D.W. Griffith fuses spectacle, action and romance with swiftness and intensity. He interweaves a tale of two girls, Henriette (the transcendent Lillian Gish) and Louise (the merely touching Dorothy Gish) -- raised as sisters in the provinces only to...