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  • Broken Blossoms (1919)
  • Not Rated
    90 min | Drama, Romance
Broken Blossoms (1919)
Not Rated
90 min | Drama, Romance

A frail waif, abused by her brutal boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences.
Director
D.W. Griffith (under the personal direction of)
Writers
Thomas Burke (adapted from 'The Chink and the Child' by) | D.W. Griffith
Cinematographer
G.W. Bitzer (photography by)
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Release date
Oct 20, 1919 (United States)
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Cast

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16 cast members
Name Known for
Lillian Gish
Lucy - The Girl (as Miss Lillian Gish) Lucy - The Girl (as Miss Lillian Gish)   See fewer
Richard Barthelmess
Cheng Huan - The Yellow Man (as Mr. Richard Barthelmess) Cheng Huan - The Yellow Man (as Mr. Richard Barthelmess)   See fewer
Donald Crisp
Battling Burrows Battling Burrows   See fewer
Arthur Howard
Battling Burrows' Manager Battling Burrows' Manager   See fewer
Edward Peil Sr.
Evil Eye (as Edward Peil) Evil Eye (as Edward Peil)   See fewer
George Beranger
The Spying One The Spying One   See fewer
Norman Selby
A Prizefighter A Prizefighter   See fewer
Ernest Butterworth
Secondary Role (uncredited) Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Hamer
Secondary Role (uncredited) Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Wilbur Higby
London Policeman (uncredited) London Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Man-Ching Kwan
Buddhist Monk (uncredited) Buddhist Monk (uncredited)   See fewer
Bobbie Mack
Ringside Employee (uncredited) Ringside Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
Steve Murphy
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
George Nichols
Police Constable (uncredited) Police Constable (uncredited)   See fewer
Karla Schramm
Burrows' Girlfriend (uncredited) Burrows' Girlfriend (uncredited)   See fewer
Bessie Wong
Girl in China (uncredited) Girl in China (uncredited)   See fewer
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