Broken Blossoms is an American silent film from director D. W. Griffith. This melodrama tells the love story of an abused English woman and a Chinese Buddhist in a time when London was a brutal and harsh place to live.

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  1. D.W. Griffith

    Director, Writer

  2. Thomas Burke


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  1. Lillian Gish

    Lillian Gish

    Lucy Burrows

  2. Richard Barthelmess

    Richard Barthelmess

    Cheng Huan

  3. Donald Crisp

    Donald Crisp

    Battling Burrows

  4. AH

    Arthur Howard

    Burrows' Manager

  5. Edward Peil Sr.

    Edward Peil Sr.

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  6. George Beranger

    George Beranger

    The Spying One

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

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Release Information

  • May 13, 1919



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