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Way Down East (1920)

NR 09/03/1920 (US) DramaActionRomance 2h 25m

A simple story for plain people.


A naive country girl is tricked into a sham marriage by a wealthy womanizer, then must rebuild her life despite the taint of having borne a child out of wedlock.

  1. D.W. Griffith

    Director, Writer

  2. Anthony Paul Kelly


Top Billed Cast

  1. Lillian Gish

    Lillian Gish

    Anna Moore

  2. Richard Barthelmess

    Richard Barthelmess

    David Bartlett

  3. Lowell Sherman

    Lowell Sherman

    Lennox Sanderson

  4. Burr McIntosh

    Burr McIntosh

    Squire Bartlett

  5. Kate Bruce

    Kate Bruce

    Mother Bartlett

  6. Mrs. David Landau

    Anna Moore's Mother

  7. Josephine Bernard

    Mrs. Emma Tremont

  8. Mrs. Morgan Belmont

    Diana Tremont

  9. Patricia Fruen

    Diana's Sister

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Full Cast & Crew

Way Down East
Way Down East

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $4,500,000.00


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