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The Greatest Question (1919)

12/27/1919 (US) Drama 1h 20m
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Young Nellie Jarvis, daughter of a wandering couple, witnesses the murder of a woman by a man and his wife. Years later, "Little Miss Yes'm", as Nellie is known, returns to the area as an orphan. Locals Mr. and Mrs. Hilton, though poverty stricken, take her into their family. Fully integrated with the loving Hiltons, she wishes to relieve them of their financial strain. Nellie travels to a nearby farmhouse to gain employment from depraved Martin Cain and his paranoid wife.

  1. D. W. Griffith


  2. William Hale


  3. Stanner E.V. Taylor


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  1. Lillian Gish

    Lillian Gish

    Nellie Jarvis

  2. Robert Harron

    Robert Harron

    Jimmie Hilton

  3. Ralph Graves

    Ralph Graves

    John Hilton Jr.

  4. Eugenie Besserer

    Eugenie Besserer

    Mrs. Hilton

  5. George Fawcett

    George Fawcett

    Mr. Hilton

  6. Josephine Crowell

    Josephine Crowell

    Mrs. Cain

  7. Katherine Albert

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The Greatest Question

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Original Language English

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